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Candied Parsnips Recipe

I clipped this recipe 20 years ago. It's a great substitute for candied sweet potatoes.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD: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


  • 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.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 314 calories, 12 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 31 mg cholesterol, 285 mg sodium, 53 g carbohydrate, 6 g fiber, 2 g protein.

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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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