TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 2 servings


  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons orange juice
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 2 medium parsnips, peeled and sliced
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated orange peel

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 314 calories, 12g fat (7g saturated fat), 31mg cholesterol, 285mg sodium, 53g carbohydrate (30g sugars, 6g fiber), 2g protein


  1. In a skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Stir in the brown sugar, orange juice, honey and salt until smooth. Add parsnips. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 12-15 minutes or until parsnips are tender. Add orange peel. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Candied Parsnips in Cooking for One or Two Cookbook 2003, p246

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Reviewed Feb. 3, 2016

"I had never cooked with parsnips and decided now was the time! (Plus a challenge from Susan!) These were delicious! I took them to a potluck and people raved over them! The kids loved them too!! This recipe is a winner for sure!!"

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