What are parsnips? About the ingredient parsnips. Including 154 recipes with parsnips, nutrition data, and where to find it.
Parsnips a root vegetable related to the carrot. Parsnips resemble carrots, but are paler than most carrots and have a stronger flavor.
While parsnips can be eaten raw, they are more commonly served cooked. Parsnips can be boiled, roasted or used in stews, soups andcasseroles. In some cases, the parsnip is boiled and the solid portions are removed from the soup or stew, leaving behind a more subtle flavor than the whole root and contributing starch to thicken the dish.
The parsnip is richer in vitamins and minerals than its close relative, the carrot. It is particularly rich in potassium with 600 mg per 100 g. The parsnip is also a good source of dietary fiber. 100 g of parsnip contains 55 Calories (230 kJ) of energy.
Parsnips are usually found in the produce section or aisle of the grocery store or supermarket.
Parsnips are a member of the Vegetables and Vegetable Products USDA nutritional food group.
|1 cup slices||78|
|1 parsnip (9" long)||160|
|British (UK) term:||Parsnips|
There are 142 recipes that contain this ingredient.
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