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Parsnip Patties

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Ingredients
  Parsnips 1 1⁄2 Pound
  Lemon juice 1 Teaspoon
  Butter 2 Ounce
  Egg 1 , lightly beaten
  Sea salt To Taste
  Black pepper To Taste, freshly milled
  Toasted hazelnuts 3 Ounce, finely grated
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Carefully peel the parsnips, and cut into half. Remove the woody cores, if you are using old parsnips.
2) Chop them roughly.

MAKING
3) In a very large bowl, add the chopped parsnips along with 1/2 pint of salted water.
4) To this, add the lemon juice.
5) On high power, cook covered for 13 minutes or until soft, stirring occasionally.
6) Drain the parsnips thoroughly.
7) With a potato masher, mash the cooked parsnips.
8) To this, beat in the butter and egg.
9) Add salt and pepper to taste.
10) With hands, shape into 6 patties.
11) On a sheet of non-stick vegetable parchment or cling-film, spread the hazelnuts.
12) On these nuts, stand the patties and then coat on all sides by turning over gently. You can use a palette knife to do this.
13) On a shallow dish, arrange the patties
14) On high power, cook for 4 minutes.

SERVING
15) Serve the Parsnip Patties along with lemon and parsley sauce or tomato and sage sauce.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Microwaving
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Parsnip
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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