Sweet Potato and Parsnip Purée Recipe

Parsnips combined with sweet potatoes is the perfect accompaniment to a Thanksgiving turkey.

| November 12, 2012

  • Sweet Potato and Parsnip Puree
    Sweet Potato and Parsnip Purée is a twist on the traditional candied yams.
    Courtesy Campbell Soup Company

  • Sweet Potato and Parsnip Puree

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Sweet Potato and Parsnip Purée

2 large sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch pieces (about 3 cups)
4 medium parsnips, peeled and cut into 1/4-inch slices (about 2 cups)
1/4 cup chicken broth, heated
2 tablespoons butter
2 tablespoons packed brown sugar
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 tablespoon chopped fresh chives
Additional fresh chives for garnish

Place potatoes and parsnips in 4-quart saucepan. Add water to cover. Bring to boil over medium-high heat. Reduce heat to low. Cover and cook for 10 minutes, or until vegetables are tender. Drain well in colander.



Place vegetables, broth and butter into food processor. Cover and process until mixture is smooth. Add brown sugar, pepper and chopped chives. Cover and process until mixture is just combined.

Place in serving bowl and garnish with additional chives.






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