Agave Roasted Parsnips Recipe
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Agave Roasted Parsnips Recipe

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Deliciously sweet and aromatic, this side dish nicely spices up any traditional meal.—Kathleen Thorson, Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 20 min.
MAKES:6 servings
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TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 20 min.
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 6 medium parsnips, peeled and sliced (about 2-1/2 pounds)
  • 2 medium carrots, sliced
  • 1 medium leek (white portion only), sliced
  • 3 garlic cloves, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoons agave nectar or honey
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup equals 187 calories, 4 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 10 mg cholesterol, 60 mg sodium, 37 g carbohydrate, 7 g fiber, 3 g protein.


  1. Preheat oven to 425°. Divide parsnips, carrots, leek and garlic between two 15x10x1-in. baking pans coated with cooking spray. Mix remaining ingredients; drizzle over vegetables. Toss to coat.
  2. Roast 20-25 minutes or until tender, stirring occasionally. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Agave Roasted Parsnips in Healthy Cooking October/November 2011, p47

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Reviewed Nov. 21, 2011

"This is SO delicious...give it a try..."

Reviewed Oct. 14, 2011

"this is great!!!!!!!!!!!"

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