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Carrot, Parsnip and Potato Gratin

1 review

Thanks to a challenge in the TOH online community a few years back, my husband and I tried parsnips and discovered that we liked them! In fact, I started growing them in my garden and have been trying new things with them, including this recipe. —Sue Gronholz, Beaver Dam, Wisconsin

Parsnip Saute

My family fondly follows the "Eat your veggies" command when this dish appears on the table!—Janice Van Wassehnova, South Rockwood,...


Orange-Glazed Carrots and Parsnips

Ribbons of buttery carrots and parsnips play double duty as a vibrant visual and tasty side dish—a perfect way to...


Carrot Parsnip Stir-Fry

Orange carrot slivers and yellow parsnips make a pretty and different side dish. If parsnips aren't available, you could substitute...


Maple-Glazed Parsnips on Kale

1 review

This recipe is special to me because it allows me to use delicious farm-fresh produce in a way my family...

Agave Roasted Parsnips

2 reviews

Deliciously sweet and aromatic, this side dish of roasted parsnips nicely spices up any traditional meal.—Kathleen Thorson, Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin


Mashed Parsnips and Potatoes

Parsnips add a slightly sweet flavor to mashed potatoes in this recipe. Flecks of thyme add a bit of color.—Taste...

Gingered Carrots ‘n’ Parsnips

Guests at my holiday table are surprised to hear that this tasty side dish has just five ingredients.


Winter Harvest Vegetable Soup

7 reviews

Rich, earthy root vegetables blend with savory spices and the tartness of apples in this wonderful soup from Barbara Marakowski...


Autumn Harvest Mashed Potatoes

I first made these scrumptious potatoes as a surprise for my daughter during her freshman year of college. Canned pumpkin...


Carrot Parsnip Puree

1 review

The home economists in our Test Kitchen came up with this good-tasting, good-for-you side dish that’s a nice change from...

Maple-Glazed Squash and Parsnips

I can remember my mom making this family-favorite dish for special occasions. But because it requires so few ingredients and...


Triple Mash with Horseradish Bread Crumbs

4 reviews

Why settle for traditional mashed potatoes when you can enjoy three times the flavor? Combine spuds with rutabaga and parsnips,...


Scalloped Potatoes and Parsnips

Cheese makes any dish better, in my opinion, and this gooey, comforting potato and parsnip casserole is no exception. Even...


Parsnip Carrot Salad

"Because my husband's garden produced an overabundance of parsnips, I experimented and came up with this combination that can be...


Slow-Roasted Root Vegetables

1 review

When she was a little girl growing up in Italy, my Aunt Virginia learned to make a dish called “Noodles...

Parsnip Patties

1 review

I always grow parsnips in my garden and discovered this quick and delicious way to enjoy them. My wife and...


Gingered Carrots & Parsnips

1 review

“Ginger adds a marvelous taste to these root vegetables." The flavorful side will be a hit on any buffet table....


Whipped Vegetable Trio

1 review

When you only have a few potatoes and want them mashed, fill in with parsnips -a root vegetable similar in...


Parsnip Sweet Potato Pancakes

Golden brown sweet potatoes make these cakes pretty to look at and even better to eat. The green onions and...


Parsnip Pancakes

3 reviews

Instead of rice or potatoes with her meal, Mom chose these delicate pancakes that are crispy on the outside and...


Sweet Potatoes and Parsnips

3 reviews

Allspice, garlic and sweet onion season roasted sweet potatoes and parsnips in this hearty harvesttime dish.


Candied Parsnips

1 review

I clipped this recipe 20 years ago. It's a great substitute for candied sweet potatoes.


Candied Parsnips Strips

Tender strips of yellow parsnips are coated in a slightly sweet honey sauce. Recipes like this with four ingredients are...

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Lentil Soup for the Soul

You'll never miss the meat when you serve this wonderful meal-in-a-bowl from Athena Russell of Florence, South Carolina. Rich and...