Parsnip mash with apple

Contains pork – recipe is for non-Muslims only
Finnish your meal with this splendid side dish. Perfect with pork chops or sausages

  • Prep:15 mins
    Cook:12 mins
  • Serves 4
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 276
  • fat 13g
  • saturates 7g
  • carbs 37g
  • sugars 22g
  • fibre 11g
  • protein 5g
  • salt 0.28g


  • 850g parsnips, peeled and cut into small chunks
  • 2 Bramley apples, peeled, cored and quartered
  • 50g butter, plus a little extra to serve
  • ¼g ground cumin
  • ¼ tsp ground coriander
  • 100ml milk


Great with...
Quickly pan-fried pork chops, traditional sausages with onion gravy, or as a topping for shepherd’s pie


  1. Cook the parsnip and apple in a pan of salted simmering water for 10 mins until tender, then drain. Put the pan back on the heat, add the butter and spices, then cook for a few mins before adding the milk and warming through.

  2. Add this to the parsnips and apple, season well then whizz in the food processor until smooth, or mash well by hand. Spoon into a bowl and drizzle with a little melted butter to serve.

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