Parsnip recipes that show you that parsnips can be roasted, made into soup, crisps, mashed and even into cakes. Give them a go this weekend
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Parsnips are such a versatile vegetable, they make wonderful sweet and savoury dishes, and mixed with other veg, make for a delicious meal. You can mash them, roast them, make them into soup, into crisps, soups, as an alternative topping or side to your pie and plenty more. Find your parsnip recipe inspiration in our gallery and get cooking with this wonderful ingredient.
Lean mince, plus a healthy root veg mash with no butter, give this spiced cottage pie with winter root mash a healthy twist.
For a warming meal try this spiced parsnip soup - the subtle flavour of Indian spices in this thick and creamy soup goes perfectly with the natural sweetness of a parsnip.
Throwing a dinner party? Try this smoked haddock risotto with quail eggs and parsnip crisps recipe. This dish is both creamy and light. Topped with quail eggs and parsnip crisps, your guests are sure to be impressed.
This Balsamic glazed parsnips recipe is packed full of flavour. Coated in a sticky glaze, it gives the roast parsnips a new delicious taste.
Fancy a delicious dessert then try this Nutty orange and parsnip cake recipe. The addition of parsnip to this cake makes for a tasty moist alternative to carrot cake.
Christmas roast or Sunday lunch will be ideal occasion for serving these balsamic glazed parsnips.
Try the Beef bourguignon, potato and parsnip mash recipe. Taken from Luca and Guglielmo D'Alfonso's Cook Like a Man the two brothers have put a twist on the French classic beef bourguignon. The creamy parsnip mash goes perfectly with this dish.
These lightly spiced Indian pasties are delicious served warm or cold and with Brinjal pickle.
The perfect meal if you have too much veg hanging around are these bubble and squeak röstis are delicious served with chutney or raita.
Fennel and apricot give this easy-to-make chili pork loin a modern flavour and makes for a brilliant entertaining, dinner party meal.