Mashed Sweet Potatoes and Parsnips

These creamy sweet potatoes put a new twist on classic mashed potatoes. This easy-to-prepare recipe just might become your new go-to side — just be sure to make enough of this crowd-pleasing dish.

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Combine sweet potatoes and parsnips in large saucepan. Cover with cold water; bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, 15 minutes or until vegetables are tender.

Drain vegetables; return to pan. Add milk, butter, salt, and nutmeg. Mash with potato masher over low heat until desired consistency is reached. Stir in chives.

Yield: 6 servings. Serving size: 1/2 cup.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
Calories: 136, Carbohydrates: 25 g, Protein: 3 g, Fat: 3 g, Saturated Fat: 2 g, Cholesterol: 8 mg, Sodium: 243 mg, Fiber: 5 g

Exchanges per serving: 1 1/2 Bread/Starch, 1/2 Fat.

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