Looking for roast parsnips recipes for your Sunday dinner side dish? This delicious root veg isn’t just for Christmas. Parsnips have remained an ever-popular root vegetable for their strong source of Vitamins C and K, as well as other benefits. Find out how to cook your parsnips to add a sweet, nutty edge to your meals.
Easy parsnip recipes
A velvety, root veg soup is ideal for a chilly evening when you want something quick, easy and filling. This parsnip number is spiced with garam masala and paprika.
Take your parsnips up a notch with a boozy hit of whisky and the sweetness of maple syrup.
This creamy parsnip purée makes a silky smooth side for your Christmas dinner. You need to add potatoes to this dish for it to emulsify into a smooth purée, but it still has a strong parsnip flavour.
Add a hot, peppery edge to your Christmas dinner with this easy side dish. It’s super easy to make and requires minimum effort.
Whizzing the cream in at the end makes for a super-creamy soup. Enjoy this cosy, orange soup with a swirl of double cream and a hunk of buttered bread.
A twist on the classic potato rösti to use up leftover parsnips from the festive season. Serve this rösti alongside a roast or top with a poached egg for brunch.
This is a unique way of cooking parsnips. The thin parsnip fries are tossed in Parmesan, polenta, English mustard powder and salt and fried until crisp. A delicious side for any meal but a must-have for your Christmas dinner spread. Discover more great Christmas side dishes
Make a healthier version of a family favourite. Shepherd’s pie is made with lamb’s mince and this easy recipe, is topped with a creamy parsnip mash. Good weekend comfort food.
This simple salt-baked parsnip recipe is an impressive side dish for any occasion. With a crunchy crust and juicy centre, it very much becomes the main event of any meal.