Dairy Farmers of Canada

Sweet Potato, Apple and Parsnip Purée

A deliciously easy side dish using seasonal vegetables.

  • Cooking: 30 min
Yields 8 servings
sweet potato apple and parsnip puree


  • 4 sweet potatoes peeled and cut into 1-in (2.5 cm) chunks
  • 1 lb (450 g) parsnips peeled and cut into thick slices
  • 2 apples peeled and cored and cut into chunks
  • 1 cup (250 mL) 35 % cream
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) ground nutmeg
  • Salt and pepper to taste
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Place sweet potatoes and parsnips in large pot. Cover with cold salted water and bring to boil. Reduce heat and simmer covered for 20 min.

Add apples and continue to simmer about 10 min until vegetables and apples are very tender. Drain well and return to pot. Set pot over low heat; mash vegetables and apples, while gradually adding cream. Stir in seasonings.


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Nutritional information

Per serving
Energy: 205 Calories
Protein: 2 g
Carbohydrate: 27 g
Fat: 11 g
Fibre: 3 g
Sodium: 168 mg

Top 5 Nutrients

(% DV*)
Calcium: 5 % / 50 mg
Folate: 17 %
Vitamin A: 87 %
Vitamin B6: 10 %
Vitamin C: 26 %