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Bacon, Parsnip, and Rutabaga Mash

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Bacon, Parsnip, and Rutabaga Mash


  • 1 lb parsnips

  • 1lb rutabaga

  • ½ cup bone broth

  • 1 clove garlic

  • 4 slices bacon, chopped for garnish, plus reserve bacon grease

  • 3 green onions chopped

  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Clean and peel the parsnips and rutabaga and remove the ends. Roughly chop into ¼ inch pieces

  • In a medium pot, bring water to a boil and add parsnip and rutabaga pieces. Allow to boil approximately 10 minutes. Drain and allow to sit in sink to rest for one minute

  • While vegetables are resting, cook bacon in skillet on stove-top until crispy. Set aside until cooled and crumble by hand. Reserve bacon grease for later.

  • Chop green onions reserving 1 for garnish

  • Add the slightly cooled cooked vegetables to a food processor with the bacon fat, bone broth, salt, pepper, garlic and chopped green onions. Blend until a smooth mashed consistency is reached. Add more broth if needed to thin.

  • Garnish with bacon crumbles and one scallion.

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