Fruits and Vegetables

PARSNIPS

INFO

Appearance: Root vegetable that looks like a cream-colored carrot

Availability: September through March

Look for: Firm, pointy, no blemishes

How to Prepare: Rinse and peel outer skin. Cut off tops and root ends. Enjoy whole or cut into smaller pieces. 

How to Store: Store in the refrigerator, unwashed for up to 2 weeks.  

Fun Fact: Parsnips are sweet in flavor and often used in soups and salads.  

Nutrition Fact: Parsnips are rich in potassium, which supports heart health.