Curried parsnip mash

Curried parsnip mash

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Prep: 10 mins Cook: 25 mins


Serves 4
Give your mash a spicy kick with this comforting and alternative veggie side dish

Nutrition and extra info

  • Freezable
  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal339
  • fat15g
  • saturates8g
  • carbs45g
  • sugars28g
  • fibre12g
  • protein8g
  • salt0.36g


  • 50g butter



    Butter is a dairy product made from separating whole milk or cream into fat and…

  • 1kg parsnips, cut into chunks



    The fact that the parsnip is a member of the carrot family comes as no surprise – it looks…

  • 1 tbsp curry powder
  • 3 tbsp honey



    Honey is made by bees from the nectar they collect from flowers. Viscous and fragrant, it's…

  • 400ml milk



    One of the most widely used ingredients, milk is often referred to as a 'complete' food…


  1. Melt the butter in a large saucepan, add the parsnips and cook for 5 mins until they start to caramelise. Add the curry powder and honey, and cook for 2 mins.

  2. Add the milk, bring to the boil, cover with a lid and simmer for 15 mins or until the parsnips are very tender. Mash with a potato masher and season to taste.

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Lisa Lunt's picture
Lisa Lunt
4th Jan, 2018
We really enjoyed this dish and will make it again.
18th Dec, 2017
Nearly too sweet but the addition of garam masala to the parsnips is delicious. Served it with ham and the saltiness of that combined with the sweet parsnip was lovely.
Diane O
15th May, 2015
This curried parsnip mash would have been delicious with less than half the honey recommended ! So sweet you couldnt get a parsnip flavour coming thro !
goodfoodforjames's picture
30th Mar, 2014
Exactly how you expect it to taste; very sweet, and the honey makes it delicious.
12th Feb, 2012
Very sweet and lovely, makes a change from mash potatoes. Served mine with bangers and gravy.
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