PLEASE NOTE: We deliver to HX, OL14-15 and BD13-22 postcodes only.

How to cook parsnips

Parsnips are a versatile root vegetable that can be cooked in a variety of ways. Here are a few popular methods:

  1. Roasting: Peel and cut the parsnips into chunks, then toss them with oil, salt, pepper and any other seasonings of your choice. Roast them in the oven at 425F (220C) for about 30-40 minutes or until tender and golden.

  2. Boiling: Peel and cut the parsnips into chunks, then boil them in a pot of salted water for about 15-20 minutes or until tender. Drain and mash them with butter, cream, and seasonings of your choice.

  3. Steaming: Peel and cut the parsnips into chunks, then steam them for about 15-20 minutes or until tender. Serve them with butter, salt, and pepper or any other seasonings of your choice.

  4. Purée: Peel and cut the parsnips into chunks, then boil them in a pot of salted water for about 15-20 minutes or until tender. Drain and blend them with butter, cream and seasonings of your choice to make a smooth and creamy purée.

  5. Gratin: Peel and slice the parsnips, then layer them in a baking dish with cheese, cream, and seasonings of your choice. Bake in the oven until golden brown and bubbly.

  6. Fried: Peel and slice the parsnips, then coat them in flour and spices, then fry them in oil until golden brown and crispy.

  7. Stir-fry: Peel and slice the parsnips, then stir-fry them with meat, seafood, or tofu and other vegetables, and seasonings of your choice in a pan or a wok.

These are just a few examples, parsnips can be cooked in many ways, you can experiment with different methods and seasonings to find the perfect combination that fits your taste.

When they're in season you can buy parsnips online with Fresh Farm Deliveries. We deliver to Halifax, Todmorden, Littleborough, Hebden Bridge, Haworth and surrounding areas (BD13-23, HX and OL14-15 postcodes). 

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