Parsnip fries
Servings Prep Time
2 – 3 5 minutes
Cook Time
30 – 35 minutes
Servings Prep Time
2 – 3 5 minutes
Cook Time
30 – 35 minutes
  • 500g parsnips( I used organic so no need to peel)
  • 1.5tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1tbsp fresh thyme leaves or 1/2 tbsp dried
  • 1/2 tbsp rosemary fresh, leaves or 1 tsp dried
  • 1/2tsp garlic powder
  • 1/3tsp flakey sea salt, or to taste(I like Maldon Salt)
  • 3tbsp nutritonal yeast
  • Optional 1/2 tsp paprika
  • zest of1/2 1/2 lemon
To serve
  • 2 tsbp fresh parsley, chopped or a scattering of fresh thyme
  1. Preheat the oven to 220C / 200 fan.
  2. Scrub and wash the parsnips. Peel if not using organic. Trim the ends and cut into shoestring fries about 1/2 cm thick and 3 inches long.
  3. Place the fries on a greaseproof lined baking tray and toss with the herbs, optional paprika, seasoning, nutritional yeast, 1/2 the lemon zest and olive oil. Bake for 25 – 30 minutes until golden, turning once during cooking.
  1. Mix the mayo with lemon zest.
  2. To serve, scatter the Baked Parsnip Fries with the remaining lemon zest, optional more salt and fresh herbs (either more thyme or some fresh chopped parsley) and vegan aioli.