Mashed potatoes are easy to make and popular with almost everyone, but why not mix it up a bit? By adding a couple of parsnips and some Parmesan cheese, you'll end up with a sweeter and nuttier taste.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Scrub potatoes and cut in half. Peel parsnips and cut into 2-inch pieces. In a large saucepan cook potatoes and parsnips, covered, in enough boiling water to cover about 20 minutes or until potatoes and parsnips are tender; drain.

  • Mash potatoes and parsnips with a potato masher or beat with an electric mixer on low speed. Add butter and pepper. Gradually beat in enough milk to make mixture light and fluffy. Stir in cheese. Divide evenly among six serving plates.

Nutrition Facts

171.5 calories; protein 8g 16% DV; carbohydrates 22.6g 7% DV; exchange other carbs 1.5; dietary fiber 3.2g 13% DV; sugars 4.1g; fat 6.5g 10% DV; saturated fat 4.1g 20% DV; cholesterol 12.2mg 4% DV; vitamin a iu 154.5IU 3% DV; vitamin c 16.1mg 27% DV; folate 52mcg 13% DV; calcium 164.1mg 16% DV; iron 0.9mg 5% DV; magnesium 34mg 12% DV; potassium 569.1mg 16% DV; sodium 211.8mg 9% DV.