Spicy Root Vegetable Hash

Maura Knowles - The Upside Blog by Vitacost.com

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Eating better and more healthfully is a worthy goal. But, during winter, sometimes the lack of fresh produce can be a little discouraging. What’s a starter upper to do until warmer weather sets in? You make this spicy root vegetable hash. In this seasonal recipe, parsnips, turnips and scallions are sautéed with a zesty chile pepper and lime juice for a nutritious breakfast or side dish.

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4 large parsnips, chopped
3 turnips, chopped
1 cup scallions, chopped
1 or 2 Anaheim chile peppers, chopped
2 Tbsp. olive oil
Juice of 1 lime or 1/2 lemon
Pinch sea salt
1 cup fresh parsley, chopped for garnish


  1. In a skillet over medium heat, add olive oil. Sauté parsnips, turnips, scallions and peppers with a squeeze of lime juice and a pinch of sea salt. Cook for 10-15 minutes until each side is crispy and brown.
  2. To serve, garnish with fresh parsley.