Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 30 mins

Slightly sweet and spiced to taste, these are a fun alternative to regular oven-baked french fries.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 450-degrees.
  2. Layer parsnips on baking sheet in single layer.
  3. Sprinkle with next three ingredients, tossing well to ensure everything is coated well.
  4. Roast 15 minutes on bottom rack, stirring occasionally.
  5. Sprinkle with the garlic and roast until well browned, about 15 minutes longer.
  6. Let cool slightly, adjust salt if necessary and serve.


Most Helpful

These were outstanding! I have now found my new favorite roasted vegetable! I used some authentic Hungarian paprika instead of cayenne, and added a few crushed sprigs of fresh thyme. My kids thought they were funky potatoes, and since they were shoveling them into their mouths, I didn't give away the secret. Thanks s'kat, these are great!

Mirj September 15, 2002

I have never had parsnips before and am trying to incorporate more veggies in my diet. These were GREAT! I mixed everything in a big bowl and spread them on the cookie sheet. Mine didn't take the whole time to cook, just 20 minutes before they started to get too brown. I can't wait to go back to the store to buy more parsnips. Thanks for introducing me to a wonderful new taste.

AuntMare January 15, 2008

Can't believe the inconvenience in attempting to just let you know that this is a great recipe.
Perhaps I'm a techno dinosaur. Do want to let you know that this recipe has a great punch of flavour and is definitely a nice change to oven fries.
Many thanks, Chris.

chris.5321_8897182 February 03, 2012

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