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Parsnip Purée

A fun way to try an often overlooked vegetable.

Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Keyword easy appetizer recipe, easy side dish recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 18 minutes
Servings 4 serving
Author Linda Spiker


  • 2 cups peeled sliced parsnips (about 1/4 inch thick)
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1/3 clarified butter butter or ghee (Whole 30 use clarified butter or ghee)


  1. Place a small sauce pan on cooktop on high heat.
  2. Add broth and parsnips.
  3. Bring to a boil, then lower to a simmer.
  4. Cook until carrots are soft (5-8 minutes)
  5. As parsnips cook, broth will evaporate quite a lot. No worries!
  6. When parsnips are soft remove from heat.
  7. Pour into food processor, add butter or ghee and process till smooth.
  8. Season with sea salt and fresh pepper to taste.