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Parsnip Fritters

Yield 6 servings or 12 appetizer servings


  • 1 pound parsnips, scraped
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • Dash of salt
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • Vegetable oil

How to Make It

  1. Soak parsnips in cold water 30 minutes. Drain; cut into 3- inch strips.

  2. Combine parsnips, lemon juice, and a small amount of boiling salted water in a medium saucepan. Cover, and cook 10 minutes or until parsnips are tender. Drain well.

  3. Combine flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt; stir well. Add milk and egg; beat until smooth.

  4. Dip parsnip strips into batter; fry in deep hot oil (375°) until golden, turning once. Drain well on paper towels.

  5. Serving Suggestion: Serve Parsnip Fritters with Mustard Dip Sauce.

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