Parsnips With Gorgonzola

Total Time
10 mins
35 mins

A wonderful combination of sweet parsnips enhanced by the piquant taste of Gorgonzola cheese. Great as an appetizer, lunch or dinner with some crusty bread and a green salad dressed with a tart vinaigrette. I served it as a side dish with a roast of pork.

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  1. In a large pot of boiling water, cook parsnips whole in salted water until tender.
  2. This will take about 20 minutes.
  3. Drain, halve lengthwise.
  4. In a large skillet, melt butter over medium-high heat; cook parsnips until lightly browned on both sides, about 5 - 8 minutes.
  5. In a lightly greased baking dish fit parnips snugly, arrange parsnips cut sides up.
  6. Sprinkle onions over top.
  7. Break cheese into pieces and distribute over the parsnips; grind pepper over all.
  8. Bake 500F degrees until cheese is very lightly browned, 10 - 12 minutes.
  9. Serves 4 as a main course; 6 appetizers.