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Smashed Parsnips

Smashed Parsnips

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  • Makes: 6 servings
  • Prep 15 mins
  • Cook 20 mins
  • Serving Size: 1/2cup
  • Carb Grams Per Serving: 24

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds parsnips, peeled and cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 1 14 1/2 - ounce can reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 1/4 cups water
  • 1/4 cup fat-free milk
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme or oregano, crushed
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • Ground nutmeg
  • Fresh thyme sprigs (optional)

Directions

  1. In a medium saucepan bring parsnips, chicken broth, and water to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer for 20 to 30 minutes or until parsnips are very tender; drain.
  2. Transfer parsnips to a food processor. Add milk, butter, thyme, black pepper, and salt; cover and process until almost smooth. Spoon into serving bowls. Sprinkle with nutmeg. If desired, garnish with thyme sprigs.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:

Servings Per Recipe: 6
PER SERVING: 122 cal., 2 g total fat (1 g sat. fat), 5 mg chol., 244 mg sodium, 24 g carb. (6 g fiber, 7 g sugars), 3 g pro.

Diabetic Exchanges

Starch (d.e): 1.5