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What do parsnips taste like?

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Parsnips have a taste that is similar to carrots, without being as strong, and also with a nuttier, grassy taste. Parsnips are shaped in the same manner as carrots, and like carrots develop more sweetness when they are roasted.

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Parsnips are part of the same family of root vegetables from which both carrots and parsley come. It is a hardy plant that is able to withstand light winter frosts and can grow for as long as 2 years before being harvested. Parsnips are high in potassium as well as other minerals and vitamins and are a very good source of insoluble dietary fiber.

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