Roast Parsnips Recipe with Salt and Pepper

Salt and pepper roast parsnips

  • serves 10
  • Easy

Sweet parsnips with a hot, peppery edge. These roasted parsnips are super easy to make and require minimum effort. Make them this Christmas and leave everyone feeling full and satisfied


Try these roast parsnips, then check out our maple-roast parsnips, parsnip soupparsnip chips and more parsnip recipes.

*This recipe is gluten free according to industry standards



  • parsnips 1.5kg, peeled and quartered lengthways
  • olive oil
  • pink peppercorns crushed to make 2 tsp
  • black peppercorns crushed to make 1 tsp
  • sea salt flakes


  • Step 1

    Heat the oven to 220C/fan 200C/gas 7 and toss the parsnips with 4 tbsp olive oil, all the peppercorns and 2 tsp salt. Arrange them in a single layer on a baking tray, and roast for 30-35 minutes, turning halfway, until golden and tender.

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Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 152
  • Fat 6.1g
  • Saturates 0.9g
  • Carbs 17.9g
  • Sugars 8.1g
  • Fibre 7.2g
  • Protein 2.8g
  • Salt 1g