Salted maple-roasted parsnips

Salted maple-roasted parsnips

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
(1 ratings)

Prep: 5 mins Cook: 35 mins - 40 mins


Serves 6 - 8
Roast root vegetables with maple syrup and thyme leaves until soft and sticky, then serve as a side dish to your traditional festive feast

Nutrition and extra info

  • Gluten-free
  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: per serving (8)

  • kcal97
  • fat3g
  • saturates0g
  • carbs15g
  • sugars8g
  • fibre4g
  • protein1g
  • salt0g


  • 600g parsnips, peeled and quartered



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

  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 3 tbsp maple syrup
    Maple syrup

    Maple syrup

    may-pul sir-rup

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

  • 3 thyme sprigs, leaves picked


  1. Heat oven to 220C/200C fan/gas 7. Put the parsnips in a large roasting tin with the oil, maple syrup, thyme leaves and some sea salt flakes. Roast for 35-40 mins until soft and sticky. Scatter over a few more sea salt flakes before serving.

You may also like

Comments, questions and tips

Sign in or create your My Good Food account to join the discussion.
1st Jan, 2019
These came out amazingly! Definitely my "go to" roast side recipe.
27th Dec, 2015
Wonderful parsnips - and this recipe makes the most of their lovely sweetness.
Be the first to ask a question about this recipe...Unsure about the cooking time or want to swap an ingredient? Ask us your questions and we’ll try and help you as soon as possible. Or if you want to offer a solution to another user’s question, feel free to get involved...
Be the first to suggest a tip for this recipe...Got your own twist on this recipe? Or do you have suggestions for possible swaps and additions? We’d love to hear your ideas.
Want to receive regular food and recipe web notifications from us?