Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 20 mins

Being a family of vegetable lovers, we like parsnips . I find there are not a lot of recipes using parsnip, but found this one on an A.B.C. programme (Cook and the Chef) and the family loved it.


  1. Note for peeling Orange~ Peel the skin using a vegetable peeler taking none of the pith, then juice the orange and keep the peel.
  2. Preheat oven to 200C .
  3. Peel parsnips (if not young you need to cut out woody stem) cutting end off.
  4. Cut in half lengthwise and blanch for 3 to 4 minutes in boiling salted water.
  5. In a pan melt the butter until frothy and nut brown adding the extra virgin olive oil to inhibit burning.
  6. In a flat baking tray pour in the nut-brown butter and place the blanched parsnips (cut side down) add the chopped rosemary and bake in 200C oven until golden brown.
  7. When parsnips are golden brown (which takes about 10 minutes) take tray out of oven and deglaze the parsnips with orange juice with the peel and back in the oven for about 3 minutes until the juice has evaporated.
  8. Serve immediately.


Most Helpful

Yum. I also added some carrots and an onion just to bulk it up because I didn't have many parsnips. It was delicious. I love roasted veggies and this was a fantastic addition to my repertoire. Thanks so much.

Jmommy209 February 18, 2009

More than 5 stars!!! This recipe really should be titled Orange & Rosemary Roasted Parsnips because I am glad that I looked at it on Zaar. I didn't think that parsnips could get any better than good old butter and a little salt, pepper, and nutmeg. These are fabulous!!! I have never had rosemary and orange with parsnips before. It's delicious!!!! I skipped the pan melt of the butter and just melted it in the baking dish by cutting it into little cubes and adding my blanched parsnips. My orange juice took about 15 minutes to evaporate and glaze up at 395 degrees F. This is so gourmet and wonderful!! What a great dish! Thanks for this recipe!!!

Chef*Lee May 19, 2008

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