Sauteed Parsnips

Sauteed Parsnips

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 69.5
  • Total Fat: 1.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 3.9 mg
  • Sodium: 8.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 13.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.9 g
  • Protein: 1.1 g

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Nutritious and tasty root vegetable Nutritious and tasty root vegetable
Number of Servings: 4


    2 medium sized parsnips (approx. 9"), 1/2 tbsp. butter, salt & pepper to taste.


Peel the parsnips and cut off and discard the ends. Slice into 1" rings and place in a microwave safe dish with 1/4 cup of water. Microwave 5-7 minutes on high or until tender when pierced with a knife tip. Do not overcook or they will get soggy.

Melt 1/2 tbsp. butter in a nonstick pan. Drain parsnips and saute in the butter on medium/high heat for a few minutes on each side or until lightly browned. Season with a little salt and pepper.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user ~PENNY~.

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  • Incredible!
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    I skipped the microwave part and just let them cook in the skillet until a crunchy brown on the outside. Yum - 10/25/09

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  • Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    didn't do the par boil but sauted in Olive Oil, even my daughter thought they were great (I didn't tell her they were good for her) - 2/24/10

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  • 2 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I bought parsnips for the first time today and this looks like a good recipe to try. - 6/5/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I love these. I grate them and sauté, then add a touch of Splenda brown sugar blend. - 11/28/12

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  • Now I know how to do them and will do them in a skillet and not the mircowave. - 5/10/17

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