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Peppery Parsnip Fries Recipe
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Peppery Parsnip Fries Recipe

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Looking for creative ways to use parsnips? These crispy bites from Sandy Abrams of Greenville, New York are a healthier take on popular french fries.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min.
MAKES: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 8 medium parsnips, peeled
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg

Nutritional Facts

1/2 cup equals 156 calories, 3 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 2 mg cholesterol, 210 mg sodium, 31 g carbohydrate, 6 g fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchange: 2 starch.

Directions

  1. Cut parsnips lengthwise into 2-1/2-in. x 1/2-in. sticks. In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the oil, Parmesan cheese, salt, pepper and nutmeg. Add parsnips, a few sticks at a time, and shake to coat.
  2. Line two 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pans with foil; coat the foil with cooking spray. Place parnsips in a single layer in pans. Bake at 425° for 20-25 minutes or until tender, turning several times. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Peppery Parsnip Fries in Taste of Home October/November 2006, p47

Nutritional Facts

1/2 cup equals 156 calories, 3 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 2 mg cholesterol, 210 mg sodium, 31 g carbohydrate, 6 g fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchange: 2 starch.

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Reviewed Nov. 26, 2013

These are a good alternative to french fries, sweeter. I like the hint of nutmeg. I found it easier to coat these in a bowl than in a bag, which wasn't sticking very good.

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Reviewed Apr. 22, 2013

These are AMAZING! Make them now!

~ Theresa

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