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Paleo Parsnip Mash

Aren't a fan of cauliflower? Try parsnips as the perfect potato replacement.

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword mashed parsnips, paleo parsnips, parsnip mash
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 76 kcal


  • 1 head organic cauliflower, chopped into large pieces
  • 2 large organic parsnips (or 3 small ones), diced
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil
  • sea salt
  • paprika, cinnamon or ground pepper Optional


  1. Steam chopped cauliflower and parsnips until soft (about 30 minutes) - alternatively you could place a small amount of water in a large pot (think 1-2 cm) and boil for the same time until soft 

  2. Remove from heat and place the vegetables in a large glass or ceramic bowl

  3. Add coconut oil and sea salt and optional spices if using them 

  4. Using your submersion blender puree the vegetables until you have a smooth consistency

  5. Serve and enjoy! 

Recipe Notes

This is the perfect holiday side dish.

Nutrition Facts
Paleo Parsnip Mash
Amount Per Serving
Calories 76 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Fat 4g6%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
Sodium 25mg1%
Potassium 360mg10%
Carbohydrates 11g4%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin C 41mg50%
Calcium 30mg3%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.