Honey roasted parsnips
roasted parsnips

Honey roasted parsnips

Last Updated on 11/01/2022 by richard

Golden honey roasted parsnips are a traditional accompaniment for roast turkey.

Add some festive lift with some parmesan and chilli for a twist on a classic.

roasted parsnips

Honey roasted parsnips

Roasted parsnips with a honey glaze
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Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine British
Servings 8
Calories 115 kcal
How Difficult Easy
Suitable for Vegetarian Diet


  • 500 g parsnip
  • 1 tbsp Plain flour
  • 1 tbsp Honey
  • 2 tbsp Sunflower oil
  • 2 tbsp Butter
  • sprigs Thyme
  • Sea salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper


  • 1 tsp Dried chilli flakes
  • Parmesan finely grated


  • Preheat oven to 190°C/fan 170°C/ gas mark 5.
  • Top and tail the parsnips, cutting any larger ones in half lengthways.
  • Put in a large saucepan, cover with salted water and parboil for 5 mins.
  • Drain well and allow to steam dry for a few minutes.
  • Pick the thyme leaves. Toss the parsnips with the thyme, honey, a pinch of sea salt and some black pepper. Add the flour plus the parmesan and/or chilli flakes if using and again toss well to coat.
  • Put in a roasting tin with the oil and butter, and roast for 40 mins, turning halfway, until golden.


Calories: 115kcalCarbohydrates: 14gProtein: 1gFat: 7gSaturated Fat: 2gFiber: 3gSugar: 5g
Keyword honey, parsnips
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Inspired by recipes from:

  • Jamie Oliver
  • BBC Good Food

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