Parmesan Bacon Parsnip Mash

barbara lentz

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@blentz8

Nice change of pace to potatoes. They can be made like mashed potatoes or a puree.


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Serves:
4
Prep:
5 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

1 lb
parsnips peeled and sliced
4 slice
bacon
1/4 c
parmesan chees
2 c
heavy cream
1 c
milk
1
bay leaf
4 clove
garlci
1 small
shallot minced
1 Tbsp
fresh thyme minced
2 Tbsp
butter
salt and pepper to taste

Step-By-Step

1Salt and pepper the parsnips and place them in a pot.Cover them with the cream and milk. Add the bay leaf, garlic and thyme. Bring to a boil reduce to a simmer and simmer about 15 minutes until parsnips are tender.

2Meanwhile cook the bacon until crispy. Remove to drain on paper towel. Stir in the shallots in pan in bacon grease and cook until translucent.

3When parsnips are tender drain from cream reserving some of the cream.

4Add the parsnips to a food processor with the butter and a little of the cream and puree until desired texture. Use as much cream mixture to desired consistency.

5Stir in the bacon, shallots and parmesan cheese.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Side Dishes
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American