Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 35 mins

I've been collecting Julia's recipes, and recently found this one online.


  1. Combine water and salt and heat over medium to simmering to dissolve; add parsnips and cook until soft, about 20 minutes.
  2. Drain well, then put into a food processor together with the butter and cream and whir until smooth.
  3. Pour into a double boiler and heat gently over medium for 15 minutes.
  4. Season to taste with salt and freshly ground black pepper, and serve immediately.
  5. Notes: for a lowfat version, you can use Butter Buds and evaporated skim milk instead of butter and cream; a pinch of nutmeg is also a nice addition.