Parsnips with Almonds

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 12 mins

'spiced' up parsnips..

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook parsnips in boiling salted water until almost tender.
  2. Drain well.
  3. When they are cool enough to handle, cut each one in half across its width, then quarter these halves lengthways.
  4. Heat butter in a frying pan and cook the parsnips and almonds gently, stirring and turning carefully until they are lightly flecked with brown.
  5. Mix together the sugar and spice, sprinkle over the parsnips and stir to mix, then trickle over the lemon juice.
  6. Season to taste with salt and pepper and heat for 1 minute.
  7. Serve sprinkled with chopped parsley.


Most Helpful

Loved this recipe. We often have parsnips and I frequently semi boil them until just beginning to get soft them toss them with alittle butter add some soy sauce, just a little, to get them very brown looking. Then pop them in the oven to heat them and serve MMmmmm

Bergy July 06, 2001

Couldn't decide if I would use pumpkin pie spice or Creole seasoning. Settled on the pie spice and loved this recipe. All I had were chopped almonds and they worked beautifully. I used 1/2T each of olive oil and butter. The flavor of the parsnips shone. Next time, Creole.

sugarpea April 04, 2008

Fantastic, Evie! Prepared, as the "white" vegetable for the Easter feast. I love nuts, and any vegetable recipe which includes nuts, gets my attention immediately. I used sliced, skinless, almonds which browned up beautifully with the parsnips at the "skillet" step 4. The aroma of cooking almonds and parsnips, and the addition of your suggested seasonings, made dinner guests come into the kitchen to "see what was cookin".... How gratifying it is when comments are made, such as "I do not usually like parsnips, but these are wonderful." It makes me happy you shared your "spiced up parsnips". Thank you Evie.

TOOLBELT DIVA April 25, 2006

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