How to Cook Garlic Parsnip Fries

Parsnips... the carrot's less famous cousin. These parsnip fries are a healthy alternative to french fries. Easy to make these will make a great side for lots of dishes.

11.1k Views 1341 Likes
How to Cook Garlic Parsnip Fries Recipe
19 Steps
Ingredients
Embed
1

Step 1: Preheat your oven to 450 degrees Fahrenheit

2
Here are the fresh ingredients needed. Parsnips, a few sprigs of rosemary and your garlic

Here are the fresh ingredients needed. Parsnips, a few sprigs of rosemary and your garlic

Recommended For You
3
Grab your peeler and get to peeling those parsnips! You'll be done when they are white all over with no outer skin

Grab your peeler and get to peeling those parsnips! You'll be done when they are white all over with no outer skin

4
Then cut off the root at the end and the harder bit on the other end

Then cut off the root at the end and the harder bit on the other end

5
I like to cut 1 piece to use as a guide to size the rest of the parsnips. It's about 2in long and 1/4in thick. It's important for them to be similar in size so they cook evenly

I like to cut 1 piece to use as a guide to size the rest of the parsnips. It's about 2in long and 1/4in thick. It's important for them to be similar in size so they cook evenly

6
Making sure they're close in size. They don't have to be perfect... just close

Making sure they're close in size. They don't have to be perfect... just close

7
As it gets thicker towards the root end of the parsnip, half them, then quarter them (or more!) to get it back down to size

As it gets thicker towards the root end of the parsnip, half them, then quarter them (or more!) to get it back down to size

8
Go through the whole bunch using this method and it should come out looking like this!

Go through the whole bunch using this method and it should come out looking like this!

9
I put them in my pasta strainer and gave them a quick rinse with cold water and spread out on paper towels to dry

I put them in my pasta strainer and gave them a quick rinse with cold water and spread out on paper towels to dry

10
Now chop your rosemary. Do a coarse chop through the sprigs. Should look like this

Now chop your rosemary. Do a coarse chop through the sprigs. Should look like this

11
Now peel and mince your garlic

Now peel and mince your garlic

12
Here you go!

Here you go!

13
Add your parsnips to a mixing bowl large enough to hold everything

Add your parsnips to a mixing bowl large enough to hold everything

14
Evenly dispense about 4-5 table spoons of olive oil over the parsnips

Evenly dispense about 4-5 table spoons of olive oil over the parsnips

15
Add salt and pepper to taste

Add salt and pepper to taste

16
Then throw in your rosemary and garlic and toss to coat! Or use your clean hands to mix thoroughly.

Then throw in your rosemary and garlic and toss to coat! Or use your clean hands to mix thoroughly.

17
Lay out across your baking sheets. I like to lay down foil to make cleaning up easy.

Lay out across your baking sheets. I like to lay down foil to make cleaning up easy.

18

Now bake at 450 for about 30-35 minutes. The last 10 minutes you cook them, crack the oven open. This will give them some crisp! They'll be done when they are a bit soft with some nice flavorful char.

19
....and you're done! Let cool for a few minutes before eating or if you can't wait like me, be real careful and eat em while they're hot!

....and you're done! Let cool for a few minutes before eating or if you can't wait like me, be real careful and eat em while they're hot!

keyboard shortcuts:     previous step     next step
Comments
0 COMMENTS
View More Comments