Maple spiced parsnips

Take your standard veggie side dish to the next level by tossing parsnips in maple syrup, cumin and turmeric – a great accompaniment to Sunday lunch

  • Prep:5 mins
    Cook:30 mins
  • Serves 4
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 252
  • fat 7g
  • saturates 1g
  • carbs 34g
  • sugars 18g
  • fibre 15g
  • protein 5g
  • salt 0.1g


  • 1 ½ tbsp rapeseed oil (or any flavourless oil)
  • ¾ tsp turmeric
  • 1 ½ tsp ground cumin
  • 1 ½ tbsp maple syrup
  • 1kg parsnips, peeled and quartered lengthways


  1. Heat oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6. Mix the oil, turmeric, cumin and maple syrup, then toss with the parsnips on a baking tray and season lightly. Bake in the oven for 30 mins or until soft and slightly blackened – the caramelising will give them more flavour.

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