Yummy Carrot Parsnip Mash

If you haven't yet discovered the pure delight of parsnips, now is the time!

This easy mash takes no time at all, and your guests will find you very fancy.


  • 3 carrots, peeled and cut into big chunks
  • 4 parsnips, peeled and cut into big chunks
  • 3/4 leek, cut into thin slices (avoid possible dirt in upper leek)
  • 1 cup bone broth or water
  •  about 2 T butter
  • salt, pepper, garlic powder to taste (about 1/4 teaspoon of each)


  • Set the broth or water to boil in a medium, covered pot.  
  • Add leeks, carrots, parsnips.  
  • Boil covered on medium until totally soft.  Add butter.  
  • Use immersion blender to mash until smooth.  If you don't have an immersion blender, you can dump all ingredients into your external food processor to blend.
  • Season with salt, pepper and garlic powder to taste, and mix well.
  • Serve, optionally, each portion in a little serving cup, topped with a dash of nutmeg.  Delicious!
  • Makes about 5 servings.