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Vegan Mashed Parsnips & Potatoes With Mushroom Gravy

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Vegan Mashed Parsnips & Potatoes With Mushroom Gravy

Parsnips add a sweet, nutty flavor to mashed potatoes and provide more B and K vitamins than potatoes alone. Be sure to choose thinner, younger parsnips; older parsnips tend to have a woody core that won’t mash up as smoothy. We pair the fluffy mash with an umami-rich mushroom gravy for a plant-based comfort food fix.

Wild-grown mushrooms contain a healthy dose of vitamin D, while traditional store-bought mushrooms are generally grown indoors and contain little to no vitamin D, unless the manufacturer exposes them to UV light. Look for mushrooms that say “UV-treated” or “rich in vitamin D.”

Active time: 20 minutes Total time: 40 minutes

CLICK TO TWEET THIS ARTICLE > Get your comfort food fix with this plant-based side that lightens up traditional mashed potatoes by adding parsnips and a mushroom-based gravy via @MyFitnessPal. #MyFitnessPal

Originally published December 2020

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