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Parsnip, Pear and Wild Rice Medley - Recipe

Savory and sweet in flavors, the fruit and the parsnip complement each other adding a fresh taste to the combination of rice, parnips, and pears.
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Parsnip, Pear and Wild Rice Medley Recipe
  • Preheat oven to 350° F.
  • Peel and cube parsnips.  In a pan of lightly salted boiling water, cooking until tender, drain.
  • In a large bowl, combine milk, butter and cooked parsnips. Mash these ingredients, season to taste.
  • Stir in cooked wild rice and cover bottom of prepared baking dish with 1/2 of parsnip mixture. Layer pears and sprinkle them with brown sugar and nutmeg. Add the rest of parsnip mixture.
  • Crush cereal and combine with brown sugar, butter and fresh parsley. Sprinkle over top of baking dish. Bake for 40-45 minutes or until thoroughly heated.
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Container: 2 quart serving dish, grease inside of dish
Servings: 8
- parsnips, peeled, cubed and cooked
-1/4 cup low-fat milk
-1 tablespoon butter or margarine
- salt and pepper to taste
-1 1/2 cups wild rice, cooked
-2 pears, peeled and sliced thin
-2 tablespoons brown sugar, packed
-1/4 teaspoon nutmeg - freshly ground
-2 tablespoons brown sugar
-2 tablespoons butter or margarine
-2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped
-1/2 cup corn flakes or crispix cereal, crushed