Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 15 mins

This is the way my mother fixed parsnips, and it is the way I like to eat them.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook parsnips in boiling water until a fork pierces them easily. Drain well.
  2. Add the butter and salt and pepper. Mash lightly with a potato masher or a fork. The parsnips will still be slightly lumpy.


Most Helpful

Simple good taste, easy to make with the full parsnip flavour enhanced by the butter. Parsnips are hard to find here in the Netherlands and the owners of the place where I find mine gave me warning that they were going on holiday this week and that parsnips probably wouldn't be in stock any longer when they got back.. I cleaned out the last of what they had and made this recipe with the very last of them... Your recipe had left me wishing I had more, and that I didn't have to wait for them to come back later in the year. Please see my rating system: 4 stars for a wonderful recipe that's super easy and super tasty. Thanks!

kiwidutch January 19, 2007

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