Ideas for Using Frozen Parsnips & Potatoes?

Ideas for Using Frozen Parsnips & Potatoes?

Emma Christensen
Feb 16, 2012

Q: For dinner this past Christmas, I had pre-chopped all of the vegetables before finding out that several guests wouldn't be coming. I threw the extra veggies in the freezer, hoping that I would figure something out in the future.

So, it's the future. I have parsnips, white sweet potatoes, and par-boiled potatoes sitting in my freezer. Can I do anything with these?

Sent by Ashley

Editor: Ashley, I'm thinking soups and casseroles! Both of these dishes would welcome some starchy roots and would be forgiving if the vegetables lost some freshness during their time in the freezer.

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Readers, what ideas do you have for using up these frozen root vegetables?

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