Cauliflower & Parsnip Puree

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by Chef Emstar

This is a very tasty replacement for mashed potatoes. My boyfriend was absolutely shocked when I told him what the ingredients were and then he asked for seconds. He even commented that he guessed that giving up mashed potatoes would be ok with him if he could have this instead. Oh, did I mention that he's a meat & potato man from Texas? High praise, indeed.

Top Review by Denise P.

too much parsnip for us, DH complained about parsnips and horseradish taste. I wonder if it was because my head of cauliflower was small. I picked this recipe because we were trying to use up vegetables in the fridge before leaving for Thanksgiving trip. I tried to doctor it up with some Braggs amino and feta. consistency was not bad, the dog loved to leftovers

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Peel the parsnips and chop into even sized chunks. Put in a large pot and bring to a boil.
  2. Boil for 10mins and add the cauliflower.
  3. Cook for 10 more minutes.
  4. In the meantime, sauté the onion and garlic in a small pat of butter until they are translucent.
  5. Drain the cauliflower and parsnips and put into a blender.
  6. Add the onion and garlic, remaining butter, horseradish and milk to the blender.
  7. Puree until smooth. If it's too thick add a bit more milk.
  8. Season with salt and pepper.
  9. If it needs more zip add a bit more horseradish.

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