Honey roast parsnips

Honey roast parsnips

Roasting parsnips in honey and sherry brings out the natural sweetness in this earthy vegetable.


  • 500g/1lb 2oz parsnips, peeled and cut into quarters lengthways
  • 4 tbsp sherry
  • 4 tbsp clear honey
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper

Preparation method

  1. Preheat the oven to 200C/400F/Gas 6.

  2. Place the parsnips, sherry and honey into a baking tray and mix to coat the parsnips. Season with salt and freshly ground black pepper.

  3. Roast in the oven for 20 minutes, turning half way through, until the parsnips are tender and golden-brown.

Less than 30 mins preparation time

30 mins to 1 hour cooking time

Serves 6-8 as part of a roast dinner, or 4 as a stand-alone side dish

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