- 1kg parsnip, cut into long pointy batons
The fact that the parsnip is a member of the carrot family comes as no surprise – it looks…
- 3 tbsp vegetable or sunflower oil
Sunflower oil is made from pressing sunflower seeds and extracting the oil. It's usually…
- 3 tbsp maple syrup
The rising spring sap of a number of varieties of maple tree…
- 85g pecan halves, roughly chopped
Related to the walnut, pecans are native to America, and grow enclosed in a glossy, browny-red…
Heat oven to 220C/200C fan/gas 7. On a large baking tray, toss the parsnips with the oil and plenty of seasoning. Cook on a low shelf in the oven for 30 mins.
Remove from oven, drizzle with maple syrup, scatter over the pecans and toss everything together. Cook for a further 5-10 mins until the parsnips start to caramelise and crisp up at the ends.