Scrub parsnips just before using. They can be baked, sautéed, steamed, or boiled and mashed like potatoes. They stand in nicely for carrots, sweet potatoes, or regular potatoes in most recipes, and lend a gentle sweetness to soups and other combinations of root vegetables.
Parsnips (raw, sliced), 1 cup (155g)
Total Fat: 0.4g
*Excellent source of: Vitamin C (22.6mg), and Folate (88.8mcg)
*Good source of: Potassium (498mg)
*Foods that are an “excellent source” of a particular nutrient provide 20% or more of the Recommended Daily Value. Foods that are a “good source” of a particular nutrient provide between 10 and 20% of the Recommended Daily Value.
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