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These baked parsnip fries are such an easy, delicious way to reap the many health benefits of parsnips. Served with the most amazing honey mustard sauce for dipping!

overhead shot of a white bowl of oven-baked parsnip fries and honey mustard sauce

Making “fries” out of root vegetables is such a fun, delicious, and easy way to make sure you’re getting enough veggies in your day.

These oven-baked parsnip fries are beyond simple to make. Just cut them up, toss them in olive oil, pop them in the oven for about 15 minutes, and you’ve got a tasty veggie side dish to enjoy with any meal.

I paired these parsnip fries with a homemade honey mustard sauce, as the flavours pair beautifully. That said, you can always skip the sauce and serve them with whatever you’d like – a little ketchup or mayo always works well!

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Recipe Ingredients

You’ll need the following ingredients to make this simple recipe:

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How To Make Parsnip Fries

Parsnip fries are so easy to make at home!

Start by preheating your oven to 425F and lining a large baking sheet with parchment paper.

Then, peel and slice parsnips into thin (approx 1/2-inch thick) strips. To cut the parsnip, I like to slice it in half first so that you have smaller pieces of the vegetable to work with.

Place the cut parsnips onto the baking sheet and toss them in olive oil and a generous amount of salt. Spread them into a single layer, and bake in the oven for about 15 minutes, flipping halfway. They should be lightly browned – not burnt – when done.

baked parsnip fries on a baking sheet

How To Make Honey Mustard Sauce

While the parsnips are in the oven, make the honey mustard sauce to dip them in!

To do so, simply whisk together mayo, mustard, honey, white wine vinegar, garlic powder, and cayenne pepper in a small bowl.

If you’d prefer to serve the parsnip fries with something else, you totally can. A classic ketchup and mayo always works well (my favourite brands are tagged!)

overhead shot of white bowl with homemade honey mustard sauce

Nutrition & Health Benefits Of Parsnips

Parsnips are a type of tuberous root vegetable that pack in a nutritious punch:

  • dietary fibre, with 1 cup of parsnips containing 6.5 grams (26% of your daily needs)
  • vitamins C, K, E, B6, folate, and thiamine
  • minerals, like magnesium, phosphorus, and zinc
  • antioxidants, like vitamin C
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These baked parsnip fries are such an easy, delicious way to reap the many health benefits of parsnips. Served with the most amazing honey mustard sauce for dipping!
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Ingredients

  • 3 large parsnips
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • Salt (generous amount)

Honey Mustard Sauce:

Instructions

  • Preheat your oven to 425F and line a large baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Peel and slice parsnips into thin (approx 1/2-inch thick) strips. To cut the parsnip, I like to slice it in half first so that you have smaller pieces of the vegetable to work with.
  • Place the cut parsnips onto the baking sheet and toss them in olive oil and a generous amount of salt. Spread them into a single layer on the baking sheet.
  • Bake the parsnips in the oven for about 15 minutes, flipping/tossing halfway. They should be lightly browned – not burnt – when done (keep a good eye on them!)
  • While the parsnips are in the oven, make the honey mustard sauce by whisking all sauce ingredients together in a small bowl.
  • Remove the parsnip fries from the oven and enjoy immediately – they're best when hot! Serve with honey mustard sauce, or simply ketchup and mayo.

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