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Parsnip and Pear Puree

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Ingredients
  Canola oil 1 Tablespoon
  Onion 1 Medium, chopped
  Parsnips 1 Pound, peeled and sliced
  Pears 2 Medium, peeled, cored, and chopped
  Vegetable broth 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Finely chopped fresh ginger 1 Tablespoon
Directions

Heat the oil in a large saucepan over medium heat.
Add the onion and cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes.
Add the parsnips.
Reduce the heat to low, cover, and cook, stirring occasionally, for 20 minutes, or until tender.
Add the pears, broth, and ginger.
Cover and cook for 15 minutes longer, or until very tender.
In a food processor or with an electric mixer, blend the parsnip mixture until smooth.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Blending
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Pear
Interest: 
Quick
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
50 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 779 Calories from Fat 150

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 17 g26.3%

Saturated Fat 1.5 g7.3%

Trans Fat 0.1 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 294.3 mg12.3%

Total Carbohydrates 159 g53.2%

Dietary Fiber 37.8 g151.2%

Sugars 65.7 g

Protein 9 g18.7%

Vitamin A 1.7% Vitamin C 180.1%

Calcium 24.5% Iron 21.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Parsnip And Pear Puree Recipe