Parsnip Puree

Parsnip Puree
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Recipe type: Side Dish
Serves: 4-5
 
Ingredients
  • 1½ pounds parsnips, scrubbed & cut into 2” pieces
  • 3 Tbsp. butter
  • ½ cup half & half (or heavy cream or milk or creme fraiche, as you prefer)
  • 2 Tbsp. green garlic tops, coarsely chopped
  • 2 Tbsp thyme, chopped
  • salt & pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. Cover parsnips with cold water in a medium saucepan with lid.
  2. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, & simmer until tender (about 15 minutes).
  3. Drain into a colander, return to pan, add butter & half & half & puree (with masher, immersion blender, or in food processor.
  4. Season with green garlic tops, thyme, salt, & pepper.