Parsnips! On the outside they may seem like pale, slightly dowdier carrots—the less-flashy root vegetable that doesn't get to star in Instagram photos or headline crudité platters. But underneath its slightly "blah" exterior lies a (delicious) heart of gold; oh, how we have been wasting parsnips' potential! Starchy, nutty, and endlessly versatile, parsnips should be your new favorite root vegetable.
Have we convinced you? If we haven't, these 16 recipes will do the trick.
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