Maple spiced parsnips

Maple spiced parsnips

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Prep: 5 mins Cook: 30 mins


Serves 4

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

Nutrition and extra info

  • Gluten-free
  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal252
  • fat7g
  • saturates1g
  • carbs34g
  • sugars18g
  • fibre15g
  • protein5g
  • salt0.1g
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  • 1 ½ tbsp rapeseed oil (or any flavourless oil)
    Rapeseed oil

    Rapeseed oil

    If you want a light alternative to other cooking oils, rapeseed is a great choice and has…

  • ¾ tsp turmeric



    Turmeric is a fragrant, bright golden-yellow root that is most commonly seen and used dried and…

  • 1 ½ tsp ground cumin
  • 1 ½ tbsp maple syrup
    Maple syrup

    Maple syrup

    may-pul sir-rup

    The rising spring sap of a number of varieties of maple tree

  • 1kg parsnips, peeled and quartered lengthways



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


  1. Heat oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6. Mix the oil, turmeric, cumin and maple syrup, then toss with the parsnips on a baking tray and season lightly. Bake in the oven for 30 mins or until soft and slightly blackened – the caramelising will give them more flavour.

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5th Dec, 2019
These are gorgeous! I roasted some carrots in with the parsnips too, so good!!
27th Jan, 2019
Really quick and easy. Had this with Christmas dinner. Loads of flavour and a bit unusual.
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