How to cook Parsnips
Parsnips are often sliced into wedges then roasted, or boiled then mashed. You can add parsnip to stews, soups, curries and casseroles. Or slice thinly to make parsnip crisps. With larger parsnips, you may find it necessary to slice out the woody core of the root.
DID YOU KNOW?
Parsnips are a root vegetable. They are part of a family of plants called Apiaceae, which includes carrots, parsley, coriander and celery.
Parsnips are said to have better flavour after they have experienced a winter frost.
What are the health benefits?
Parsnips are a source of folate. Folate helps to reduce tiredness and fatigue so we can stay alert and awake.