Parsnip Purée

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By Anthony Bourdain

Published 2004

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  • 8 parsnips, peeled and chopped into 2-inch/5-cm hunks
  • salt
  • 1 stick/112 g


In the medium pot, boil the parsnips in salted water until cooked through and soft, about 20 minutes. Strain, discarding the water. Put the still-hot parsnips in the food processor and pulse, adding butter a bit at a time until rich and smooth, but not soupy. Don’t overprocess; you want the stuff to stand up a bit. Season with salt and white pepper. Delicious.