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parsley root puree

Parsley root puree

Parsley root is a so-called forgotten vegetable. It has a stronger taste than parsnip. Together with mashed potatoes it makes a delicious puree.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Belgian, European, German
Servings 2 persons


  • 300 gram parsley root
  • 300 gram potatoes
  • 1 onion small
  • 1 egg
  • cream a dash
  • nutmeg
  • sage
  • thyme
  • pepper
  • salt


  • Peel the potatoes and the parsley root and cut them into small cubes.
  • Cut the onion into small pieces.
  • Cook the potatoes.
  • Melt some butter in a pan, and stew the parsley root cubes and the onion for about 10 minutes, until tender. If necessary add some water against burning.
  • Season the carrot parsley up to taste. I used sage, thyme, nutmeg (a lot), pepper and salt.
  • When both are tender, add the potatoes to the parsley root cubes and mash them. Add an egg and a dash of cream.
Keyword parsley root, puree