Parsnips Go Well With
Sweet: maple syrup and brown sugar
Spices: nutmeg, ginger, garlic, and pepper
Herbs: parsley, sage, and thyme
Fruits & Vegetables: carrots, apples, potatoes, carrots, pears, spinach
Savoury: pork, chicken
Parsnip Serving Ideas
- Add boiled parsnips to your mashed potatoes for a subtly sweet flavour and more fibre.
- Roasted parsnips taste wonderful over a warm quinoa salad. Bring out their nutty flavour by adding some walnuts or pecans as well.
- Parsnips and apples are such a classic flavour match: try using it in soups, pies, or even breads.
- You can grate small, young parsnips for salad to enjoy them raw. Try our Carrot, Parsnip, Apple Salad
- Add some crunch to soups or softer foods: use a vegetable peeler to shave off ribbons of parsnip and flash-fry them in oil until crisp. Remove from oil and let drain on some paper tower. They’ll naturally add more movement and texture to your dish.
- Enjoy parsnips roastedas a delicious side dish and then use any leftovers in soup.
- Try making healthy vegetable chips with them.
- Impress your guests with this simple pork tenderloin with apple parsnip purée and blackberry wine sauce. Fancy enough for a simple fall feast, yet easy enough for a casual weeknight dinner, this recipe does not disappoint.
- Ward off a seasonal chill with this classic and comforting Ontario pear and parsnip soup.
- A side dish or possible after-school snack, these oven-roasted parsnips and carrots taste great when dipped in a sriracha mayo.
- Maple roasted root vegetables are a winning side dish for pretty much any protein on the fall and winter dinner table.