Power Up: Parsnips

Improved heart health as parsnips contain a generous amount of potassium and folate, which reduces blood pressure and stress on your heart.

Power Up: Parsnips

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Parsnip & Pear Country Loaf

– Ingredients-


1 large white onion, diced finely
2 stalks celery, diced finely
2 cups parsnips, diced
2 cups fresh pears, diced
1 cup fresh cranberries
2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
2 teaspoons sage, fresh, chopped
1 large egg, slightly beaten
8 cups stale bread, preferably whole grain, 1-inch dice
pinch salt and pepper, to taste
2 cups low-sodium chicken broth or turkey stock, warmed

– Directions –


  1. Heat a large sauté pan over high heat. Add the onions, celery and garlic and cook until onions are clear, not brown. Remove the mixture from heat and fold in parsnips, pears, cranberries, and sage. Scrape the mixture into a large bowl and let cool slightly.
  2. Preheat the oven to 425º F.
  3. When the vegetable mixture has cooled slightly, add the egg and bread and mix to coat. Add the chicken stock until the mixture is moist. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Butter a large baking dish and scrape the mixture into the dish. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes or until golden brown.
– Nutritional Analysis –


Nutritional content per serving: 494 calories; 8g fat; 16g protein; 89g carbohydrate; 6g dietary fibre; 22mg cholesterol; 948mg sodium. Exchanges: 5 1/2 grain (starch); 1/2 lean meat, 0 Vegetable; 1/2 fruit; 1 1/2 fat.
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