To prepare, wash them in cold water and scrub or gently peel the skin. Trim off the ends. Cut into cubes, disc, and pieces as you desire.
Tender parsnips cooked in a similar way like carrots. Do not overcook; indeed, they cook early as they contain more sugar than starch.Here are some serving tips:
|Stew fried parsnips with carrot, brussel sprouts, potato, and nuts.|
Photo courtesy: janetmck
|Salmon with roasted sweet potatoes and parsnips.|
Photo courtesy: plindberg.
- Raw parsnips add unique sweet taste to salads, coleslaw, and toppings.
- It can be cooked and mashed withpotato, leeks, cauliflower, etc.
- Slices and cubes added to stews, soups, and stir-fries and served with poultry, fish, and meat.
- It can be used in breads, pies, casseroles, cakes, etc., in a variety of savory dishes.