Parsnip Puree Recipe – Amazing and Simple

Parsnip Puree Recipe from Gabe's Grubs

Quick and Easy Parsnip Puree Recipe

This quick and easy puree is a great side dish for any roasted meat dish. The rich and creamy dish only takes a few minutes to prepare and provides an additional bit of elegance to any plate.

How to Make Parsnip Puree

Making parsnip puree at home is quite easy. There are a few steps we’ll follow in this parsnip puree recipe:

  1. Prepare the Parsnips: After selecting high quality produce from the store, prepare the parsnips by cleaning, peeling, and dicing them.
  2. Cook the Parsnips: Boil the parsnips for 15-20 minutes until cooked through.
  3. Puree: After adding cream, butter, and seasoning with salt and pepper, use a blender to create a fine puree.
  4. Garnish: Garnish with fresh herbs and spices before serving!

What do You Need to Make Parsnip Puree

The only special tool you’ll need to follow this parsnip puree recipe is a blender. When preparing, you may need to scrape down the sides of the food processor and blend again to ensure a uniform texture.

What to Serve With Parsnip Puree?

There are many great pairings to go alongside this parsnip puree recipe! Here are a few recommendations that go well together on a plate!

  1. Oven-Roasted Chicken Recipe: This recipe pairs perfectly with an oven-baked chicken to create a fantastic dinner! When plating the chicken, add a healthy serving of this puree to elevate the dish!
  2. Maple Balsamic Glaze: When paired with the oven-roasted chicken recipe above, this Maple Balsamic Glaze adds an additional element to the plate to give a sense of fine dining!
  3. Oven Roasted Carrots: I’m a huge fan of glazed carrots. This recipe is the perfect complement to go alongside oven-roasted carrots for an elevated and savory set of side dishes!
Parsnip Puree Recipe from Gabe's Grubs

Parsnip Puree Recipe – Amazing and Simple

Parsnip puree is a velvety side dish created by cooking and blending parsnips into a smooth and creamy consistency. This dish is made by simmering peeled and diced parsnips until they become soft, then incorporating ingredients like butter and heavy cream for added richness. Seasonings such as salt and pepper are used to enhance its flavor. The end result is a silky puree with a subtly sweet and earthy taste.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 4
Calories 140 kcal


  • 1 Blender



  • Start by preparing the 4 large parsnips. Peel and chop them into small, even sized pieces. This will help ensure even cooking.
  • Place the parsnips in a large pot and cover with cold water. Add a pinch of salt to the water. Add a lid to the pot.
    Parsnip Puree Recipe
  • Bring the water to a boil over high heat.
  • Once boiling, reduce heat to medium and simmer the parsnips for 15-20 minutes until they are tender.
  • Once tender, remove from heat and drain the water.
  • Add the cooked parsnips to a food processor. Add 2 tablespoons unsalted butter and 1/4 cup heavy cream in with the parsnips.
  • Blend until the mixture is creamy and smooth.
  • Season with salt and Pepper to taste.
  • If you want a creamier or richer texture, slowly add additional butter and heavy cream until you reach the desired texture.
  • Transfer to serving dish and garnish with Fresh parsley

Your Notes


Serving: 0.5cupsCalories: 140kcal
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  1. 5 stars
    […] Parsnip Puree Recipe: The oven-baked chicken recipe above pairs perfectly with a parsnip puree! If you’re looking for a gourmet meal you can make at home, I’d recommend serving this glaze with oven-roasted chicken and parsnip puree! […]

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