Parsnips may seem like an unusual vegetable to many, but they add plenty to your diet:
Their fiber content is great for digestion and their sweet taste is satisfying without being high in calories. Parsnips shine as a fiber source and are high in soluble fiber, the type that helps lower cholesterol and keep blood sugar balanced.They're a surprising source of folic acid and have ample quantities of potassium, an aid to blood pressure. Parsnips are also rich in several vitamins. They are a great source of Vitamin C with a one-cup serving providing 38% of your daily requirements. They also provide a good amount of vitamin E which, along with vitamin C, is a powerful antioxidant. Parsnips are very easy to cook and can be roasted, sauteed, pureed like mashed potato and combined with stews or soups. You can even grate them raw and add to salads.
Try this delicious recipe at home:
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