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Agave Roasted Parsnips

Deliciously sweet and aromatic, this side dish of roasted parsnips nicely spices up any traditional meal.—Kathleen Thorson, Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin
  • 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


  • 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.
  • Roast 20-25 minutes or until tender, stirring occasionally.
Nutrition Facts
3/4 cup: 187 calories, 4g fat (3g saturated fat), 10mg cholesterol, 60mg sodium, 37g carbohydrate (15g sugars, 7g fiber), 3g protein.

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