Who needs mashed potatoes? This fun alternative will satisfy your craving — and it's much healthier, too!

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prep:
20 mins
cook:
40 mins
total:
1 hr
Servings:
8
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a large saucepan, combine the carrots, parsnips, ginger, brown sugar, rice and 1/4 tsp. salt. Add enough water to cover by 2 inches and bring to a boil. Lower the heat, cover and simmer until the vegetables are tender, about 30 minutes.

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  • Drain the vegetables, reserving 1 cup of the cooking liquid. In a blender, in batches if necessary, puree the vegetables with 1/2 cup cooking liquid. Add the butter and 1 tsp. salt; add more cooking liquid for a thinner puree. Transfer to a serving dish and top with the chives.

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