Roast Parsnips Recipe with Salt and Pepper

Best parsnip recipes

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Christmas is time for this sweet, nutty root veg to shine. Try our side dishes, from salt and pepper parsnips to ghee-roasted and parsnips with a crisp parmesan crust


Looking for roast parsnips recipes for your Christmas dinner side dish? 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 festive meals. 

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  • Parsnips are in season from November to February

Whisky-and-maple-roasted parsnips

Take your parsnips up a notch with a boozy hit of whisky and the sweetness of maple syrup.

Maple Glazed Parsnips Recipe with Whisky

Roast parsnips with salt and pepper

Add a hot, peppery edge to your Christmas dinner with this easy side dish. It's super easy to make and requires minimum effort.

Roast Parsnips Recipe with Salt and Pepper

Spiced parsnip soup

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.

Spiced Parsnip Soup Recipe

Parmesan parsnips

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

Roast Parsnips With Parmesan Crust Recipe

Salt-dough parsnips with whipped sage butter

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.