Rustic Root Vegetable Mash (AIP, Paleo, Whole 30)
Recipe type: Side Dish
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Serves: 4
  • 2 c carrots, peeled and chopped
  • 2 c parsnips, peeled and chopped
  • ½ c water
  • 1 tbsp duck fat (or fat of your choice)
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • ½ tsp sea salt
  • 1 tsp orange zest
  • 1 tbsp fresh mint, chopped
  1. Place chopped carrots and parsnips into the Instant Pot insert on top of the trivet.
  2. Pour over the ½ c of water.
  3. Close lid, ensure the valve is set to seal. Using the Manual setting, set to cook for three minutes.
  4. Using the Quick Release method, carefully release the pressure from the Instant Pot.
  5. Drain well and coarsely mash the carrots and parsnips with the duck fat, crushed garlic, and sea salt.
  6. Stir in the orange zest and mint.
  7. Spoon into a serving dish and garnish with additional fresh mint, if desired.
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