Parsnips Recipes

Even the pickiest eater will be pleased by these recipes with parsnips. Whether you choose mashed parsnips, parsnip puree or parsnip salad, you’ll wonder why you didn’t take a chance on it sooner.

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    33 Ways to Love Parsnips

    Meet your new favorite veggie! Check out these parsnip recipes that are so good, you'll wonder why you didn't start cooking with this veggie sooner.

    Parsnip, Pear and Pecan Salad

    I didn't try parsnips until I was well into my 40s, but now I can't get enough of them. This...


    Carrot, Parsnip and Potato Gratin

    1 review

    Thanks to a challenge in the TOH online community a few years back, my husband and I tried parsnips and...


    New Zealand Rosemary Lamb Shanks

    When I was young, my family lived in New Zealand for two years after World War II. Some things were...


    Scalloped Parsnips

    3 reviews

    With Colby-Monterey Jack and crumbled bacon, this side dish always goes over well. It comes out of the oven golden...

    Carrot Parsnip Stir-Fry

    Orange carrot slivers and yellow parsnips make a pretty and different side dish. If parsnips aren't available, you could substitute...


    Winter Squash with Maple Glaze

    You can use any type of winter squash in this simple vegetable bake, but I like to use at least...

    Orange-Glazed Carrots and Parsnips

    Ribbons of buttery carrots and parsnips play double duty as a vibrant visual and tasty side dish—a perfect way to...


    Parsnip Saute

    My family fondly follows the "Eat your veggies" command when this dish appears on the table!—Janice Van Wassehnova, South Rockwood,...


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    Hot Dog Soup

    4 reviews

    "We can always count on our retired pastor for good advice and good recipes, like this thick and hearty soup,"...


    Minted Parsnip Souffle

    Elegant parsnip souffles make wonderful use of a root vegetable that is often overlooked. The subtle mint flavor pairs well...

    Parsnip Carrot Bake

    2 reviews

    No one will suspect that this buttery recipe from our home economists is actually good for them. With a hint...


    Peppery Parsnip Fries

    4 reviews

    Looking for creative ways to use parsnips? These crispy bites from Sandy Abrams of Greenville, New York are a healthier...


    Carrot Parsnip Puree

    1 review

    The home economists in our Test Kitchen came up with this good-tasting, good-for-you side dish that’s a nice change from...


    Baked Parsnips

    5 reviews

    We enjoy this veggie often in the Northeast, and I've experimented with different ways of fixing them. This is by...


    Maple-Glazed Parsnips and Carrots

    There's a sweet hint of spring in the vegetable medley Bill Richards drizzles with reduced-calorie pancake syrup. "I enjoy adapting...

    Winter Harvest Vegetable Soup

    7 reviews

    Rich, earthy root vegetables blend with savory spices and the tartness of apples in this wonderful soup from Barbara Marakowski...


    Healthy Carrot-Parsnip Soup

    1 review

    Eleanor Chilson of Plantation, Florida enjoys her memories of this tasty soup almost as much as making it. “My mom...


    Maple-Glazed Squash and Parsnips

    I can remember my mom making this family-favorite dish for special occasions. But because it requires so few ingredients and...


    Gingered Carrots ‘n’ Parsnips

    Guests at my holiday table are surprised to hear that this tasty side dish has just five ingredients.


    Mashed Parsnips and Potatoes

    Parsnips add a slightly sweet flavor to mashed potatoes in this recipe. Flecks of thyme add a bit of color.—Taste...


    Maple-Glazed Parsnips on Kale

    1 review

    This recipe is special to me because it allows me to use delicious farm-fresh produce in a way my family...


    Agave Roasted Parsnips

    2 reviews

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


    Autumn Vegetable Mash

    1 review

    I stop mashing before the veggies get too smooth because I like a chunky texture. But go ahead and keep...

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    Cheese & Parsnip Mashed Potatoes

    2 reviews

    My young kids will eat parsnips in this dish! Everyone who tastes it loves the rich, slightly smoky flavor. —Jim...


    Vegetable Meatball Stew

    2 reviews

    Meet the Cook: People who try this comment on how much they love the sweet potatoes. But they can never...


    Pot Roast with Vegetables

    1 review

    This old-fashioned favorite uses an economical cut of beef that's simmered to fork-tenderness.—National Livestock and Meat Board


    Roasted Parsnip and Pear Soup

    6 reviews

    Although pears and parsnips may seem like an odd combination, the pears bring out the natural sweetness of the parsnips...


    Autumn Harvest Mashed Potatoes

    I first made these scrumptious potatoes as a surprise for my daughter during her freshman year of college. Canned pumpkin...


    Parsnip & Celery Root Bisque

    1 review

    Here’s a simple yet elegant soup for fall and winter. Everyone enjoys the smooth texture and earthy veggies. For a...