Golden honey-roasted parsnips on a plate

Honey-roasted parsnips

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(13 ratings)

Prep: 5 mins Cook: 50 mins

Easy

Serves 8

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

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal119
  • fat7g
  • saturates2g
  • carbs11g
  • sugars5g
  • fibre4g
  • protein1g
  • salt0.1g
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Ingredients

  • 500g parsnips
    Parsnip

    Parsnip

    par-snip

    The fact that the parsnip is a member of the carrot family comes as no surprise - it looks just…

  • 1 tbsp flour
    Flour

    Flour

    fl-ow-er

    Flour is a powdery ingredient usually made from grinding wheat, maize, rye, barley or rice. As…

  • 1 tbsp honey
    Honey

    Honey

    huh-nee

    Honey is made by bees from the nectar they collect from flowers. Viscous and fragrant, it's…

  • 2 tbsp sunflower oil
    Sunflower oil

    Sunflower oil

    A variety of oils can be used for baking. Sunflower is the one we use most often at Good Food as…

  • 2 tbsp butter
    Butter

    Butter

    butt-err

    Butter is made when lactic-acid producing bacteria are added to cream and churned to make an…

Method

  1. Top and tail 500g parsnips, cutting any larger ones in half lengthways, then put in a large saucepan, cover with salted water, bring to the boil and cook for 5 mins.

  2. Drain in a colander and let them steam-dry for a few mins.

  3. Heat oven to 190C/170C fan/ gas 5.

  4. Sprinkle 1 tbsp flour and 1 tbsp honey over the parsnips and toss to coat.

  5. Put the parsnips in a roasting tin with 2 tbsp sunflower oil, 2 tbsp butter and seasoning.

  6. Roast for 40 mins, turning halfway, until golden.

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jules143
22nd Oct, 2017
These are lovely, tried today for Sunday roast, will definitely make again.
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MC-DRAKON658 2
20th Jan, 2019
Can these be made in advance , set aside and then cooked when ready ?
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goodfoodteam
21st Jan, 2019
Thanks for your question. We'd suggest preparing until the end of step 2 and then continuing as above when you're ready to do so.
ybelle
23rd Dec, 2018
Does this works equally well with carrots?
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goodfoodteam
23rd Dec, 2018
Thanks for your question. We haven't tested this with carrots but it should work well. If you want to follow a recipe specifically for honey roast carrots, we also have this one: https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/1133640/roasted-carrots
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