Sticky maple-glazed parsnips with pecans

Spruce up your roots by adding crunchy nuts and caramelise with sweet maple syrup

  • Prep:10 mins
    Cook:40 mins
  • Serves 8
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 210
  • fat 13g
  • saturates 1g
  • carbs 20g
  • sugars 12g
  • fibre 6g
  • protein 3g
  • salt 0g


  • 1kg parsnips, cut into long pointy batons
  • 3 tbsp vegetable or sunflower oil
  • 3 tbsp maple syrup
  • 85g pecan halves, roughly chopped


  1. Heat oven to 220C/200C fan/gas 7. On a large baking tray, toss the parsnips with the oil and plenty of seasoning. Cook on a low shelf in the oven for 30 mins.

  2. Remove from oven, drizzle with maple syrup, scatter over the pecans and toss everything together. Cook for a further 5-10 mins until the parsnips start to caramelise and crisp up at the ends.

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