Parsnip and Pear Purée
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
- 3 large parsnips
- 1 Bartlett pear
- Salt and freshly ground pepper
- 1/4 cup heavy cream , warmed
Peel the parsnips and cut them into even 2 inch chunks. Peel the pear, halve it lengthwise and scoop out the stem and core with a spoon. Cut into even chunks.
Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add the parsnips and cook for 12 minutes.
Add the pear and cook until both the pear and the parsnips are soft enough to mash with a fork, about 10 minutes more.
Purée with an immersion blender or food mill or push through a sieve.
Add the warm cream to the parsnip and pear purée and stir until well combined. Taste and season with salt and pepper. Serve at once