Mashed Sweet Potatoes and Parsnips

Mashed Sweet Potatoes and Parsnips

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  • 2 large sweet potatoes (about 1 ¼ pounds), peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 medium parsnips (about ½ pound), peeled and cut into ½-inch slices
  • ¼ cup evaporated skimmed milk
  • 1 ½ tablespoons butter or margarine
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh chives or green onions
  1. Combine sweet potatoes and parsnips in a large saucepan. Cover with cold water; bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, 15 minutes or until vegetables are tender.
  2. Drain vegetables; return to pan. Add milk, butter, salt and nutmeg. Mash with potato masher over low heat until desired consistency is reached. Stir in chives.
  • 136 calories
  • 3 grams fat
  • 3 grams protein
  • 25 grams fiber
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