Sweet Potato and Parsnip Mash
Looking for something other than regular mashed potatoes?
Well, here it is. This is a delicious side dish recipe that gives you a nice break from the usual mashed potatoes or rice dish that you might normally prepare.
It's simple enough to prepare on a regular weeknight, but yummy enough to make for a holiday dinner spread or a potluck party. Everyone will think you worked super hard on this side, but it's our secret that it was actually super simple.
Prep Time: 10 minutes or so
Total Time: 30 to 45 minutes
Serves: 4 or more
- 2 medium parsnips
- peeled and sliced
- 2 medium to large sweet potato
- peeled and diced
- half a red onion
- 1 to 2 cloves of garlic
- Olive oil
- 2 -5 tbsp milk of your choice (cows milk
- soy milk
- almond milk
- Salt and Pepper to taste
- Place all vegetables (except garlic and onion) in a saucepan with boiling water, add a dash of olive oil, and cook for about 20 minutes or until tender. Drain.
- Meanwhile, heat some olive oil in a small frying pan and sautÃ© onion and garlic on low heat until just tender.
- Mash the cooked vegetables with some butter and milk, add the onion and garlic and cook for a few minutes until heated through.
- -- mashing note, for a rough mash use your hand held potato smasher while cooking, but for a smoother texture bring out the electric mixer and whip them up when you're done -
- Season with pepper and salt to you liking. Goes great with pork chops or just about anything you'd normally serve with potatoes.