Parsnip Duchesse Potatoes Recipe

By the wlr team

For a little addition try out this parsnip recipe that can be served with meats and veg, or anything you fancy! As they’re so low calorie and low fat they’re a great extra to add onto a variety of meals.

  • Recipe makes: 6 servings
  • Prep time:
    10 mins
  • Cook time: 45 mins
  • Calories: 181
    per serving


  • 750g Parsnip, Raw, Unprepared, Average
  • 750g Potatoes, White, Raw, Weighed with Skin, Flesh Only, Average
  • 1g Nutmeg, Ground, Average
  • 55.8g Eggs, Free Range, Medium, Average, Weight with Shell
  • ½ Tsp/2.5g Salt, Table, Average
  • ¼ Tsp/0.5g Pepper, Black, Freshly Ground, Average



Pre heat oven to 400F/200C/gas mark 6.

Peel the potatoes and parsnips cut into chunks for boiling.

Prepare a greased baking tray


1. Cook the parsnips and potatoes in separate pans of salted boiling water for about 20 minutes until tender.

2. Drain well, then mash together. Beat until smooth, and then rub through a sieve.

3. Turn the mixture into a bowl, season well with salt and pepper and beat in the nutmeg and egg.

3. Spoon the vegetable mixture into a piping bag fitted with a large star nozzle and pipe large whirls of the mixture on to a greased baking sheet.

4. Bake in a preheated oven, 200C gas mark 6, for about 25 minutes until lightly browned. Serve hot.
Nutrition information per serving
Calories (kcal)181
Carbohydrate (g)34.9
Fat (g)2.5
Protein (g)5.7
Fibre (g)6.9
Alcohol (g)0.0
Fruit & Veg1.6

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