Honey roasted parsnips
roasted parsnips

Honey roasted parsnips

Total time: 45 minutes
Servings: 8
honey roast parsnips

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.

honey roast parsnips

Honey roasted parsnips

Roasted parsnips with a honey glaze
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Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: 🇬🇧 British
Diet: Vegetarian Diet
Keyword: honey, parsnips
Difficulty: Easy
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
Servings: 8
Calories: 115kcal
Author: Richard


  • 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: 115kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 5g

Inspired by recipes from:

  • Jamie Oliver
  • BBC Good Food

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