Buttered Peas and Parsnips

Parsnips are a creamy white root vegetable with a mild flavor, similar to, but slightly sweeter than carrots. They make a perfect partner for peas in this simple, versatile side dish.

Buttered Peas and Parsnips

Buttered Peas and Parsnips

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This simple twist on classic peas and carrots makes an easy and versatile side dish.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 lb parsnips, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 cups frozen peas, defrosted
  • Pinch of sugar
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper

Instructions

  • Place the parsnips in a saucepan with 1/2 teaspoon salt. Cover with cold water and bring to a simmer over medium-high heat. Cook until tender when pierced with a fork, 5 to 7 minutes. Drain and return the pan to the stove.
  • Add the butter, and once melted, add the peas and sugar. Cook until the peas are heated through, 2 to 3 minutes, and season to taste with salt and pepper. Transfer to a serving dish and serve immediately.
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