Honey roasted parsnips on black plate

Christmas parsnip recipes

37 Recipes

Get creative with this sweet root.

Honey-roasted parsnips

4.333335

(6 ratings)

These golden, honeyed parsnips have just the right mix of earthiness and sweet glaze to make a moreish Christmas side dish, and they’re quick to prepare...
  • 55 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Parsnip gnocchi

4

(4 ratings)

Take parnsips to another level by turning them into gnocchi with a crunchy walnut crumb. This Christmas dish is vegan, healthy and deliciously festive
  • 1 hour and 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Parsnip hash browns

4.333335

(9 ratings)

These crispy hash browns can be made ahead and reheated from frozen - ideal for unexpected Christmas visitors
  • 35 mins
  • Easy

Maple spiced parsnips

0

(0 ratings)

Take your standard veggie side dish to the next level by tossing parsnips in maple syrup, cumin and turmeric - a great accompaniment to Sunday lunch
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

All-the-trimmings traybake

4.25

(4 ratings)

Enjoy the best of Christmas in a traybake. A perfect Boxing Day feast for using up leftovers like potatoes, parsnips, carrots, sprouts and pigs-in-blankets
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy

Sticky toffee parsnip pudding

4.666665

(6 ratings)

The parsnip makes the pudding extra light and soft – much like a carrot cake. Its earthy sweetness works wonderfully with the glossy caramel sauce...
  • 1 hour
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Harissa & marmalade roasted roots

5

(1 rating)

These sticky, caramelised root veggies have a dollop of marmalade to bring a sweet fruity element and delicate rose harissa for a little heat
  • 1 hour
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Parsnip, mushroom & barley wreath

4.333335

(3 ratings)

The perfect vegetarian Christmas or Sunday lunch centrepiece - a low-calorie nut loaf packed with grains, root vegetables, mixed mushrooms, herbs and spice
  • 2 hours and 5 mins
  • A challenge
  • Vegetarian

Pork & pepper meatballs on parsnip mash

5

(1 rating)

The ultimate comfort food: sweet red pepper mixed into these meatballs add depth of flavour and parsnip mash is a great twist on your usual spuds
  • 35 mins
  • Easy

Salted maple-roasted parsnips

0

(0 ratings)

Roast root vegetables with maple syrup and thyme leaves until soft and sticky, then serve as a side dish to your traditional festive feast
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Parsnip croquettes

5

(2 ratings)

This show-stealing side dish of roasted parsnips and creamy béchamel is breadcrumbed and deep-fried for crisp, golden bites
  • 2 hours and 20 mins
  • A challenge

Roast Parmesan parsnips

5

(2 ratings)

For a twist on a favourite side dish, coat parsnips in corn and grated Italian cheese to ensure a tasty, crunchy finish
  • 1 hour
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Parsnip pilaf

4.333335

(6 ratings)

Slow cook basmati rice with lentils and spices, roast your veg then serve with a coriander, dill, parsley and mint salsa verde
  • 1 hour and 35 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Creamy parsnip & squash bake

4.8

(45 ratings)

Want to jazz up your traditional Christmas lunch, but still keep Gran happy? This is the one for you
  • 1 hour and 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Parsnip & celeriac bake

4.90909

(33 ratings)

If you're sick of the same old Christmas sides, perk up your parsnips with some celeriac...
  • 1 hour
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Parsnip, potato & St Gall cheese gratin

4.666665

(6 ratings)

St Gall is one of the best Irish cheeses to cook with, but it will also sit happily alongside a few other varieties on a cheese board
  • 2 hours and 30 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

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