Frieda's Specialty Produce - Parsnips

Overview

What is a Parsnip?

  • Parsnips resemble a tapered carrot and are white to cream in color. Although they have a rough exterior, they have a sweet, nut-like flavor.

How to Eat

  • Parsnips, like carrots, may be used in sweet or savory preparations. They are delicious boiled, fried, in stews and fritters, French fried, glazed, creamed, sautéed, mashed, pureed, steamed, or baked.

Health Benefits

  • Excellent source of vitamin C and fiber.

How to Choose

  • Choose Parsnips that are white or cream in color. Avoid roots with decay toward the stem end.

How to Store

  • Keep refrigerated in a bag for up to 2 weeks. Do not open bag until ready to use, if exposed to air, Parsnips will soften and become weak.

When are they in season?

  • Year-round

Where are they grown?

  • Product of U.S.A.

Recipes