Sticky caramelised parsnips

  • Vegetarian
  • Gluten Free


2 tbsp light brown soft sugar
2 tbsp sherry vinegar
500g parsnips, cut into slim spears


1. Preheat the oven to 220˚C, gas mark 7. Heat the butter in a large saucepan until foaming, stir in the sugar until dissolved, then splash in the vinegar and stir to combine. Tip in the parsnips and stir until coated, season and scatter into a large roasting tray with any extra caramel. Roast for 30 minutes, turning occasionally, until sticky and golden. 

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  • Preparation time: 10 minutes
  • Cooking time: 35 minutes
  • Total time: 45

Serves: 6

Nutritional Info

Typical values per serving:

Energy 556kJ
Fat 6.4g
Saturated Fat 3.8g
Carbohydrate 17.2g
Sugars 11.5g
Protein 1.6g
Salt trace
Fibre 3.8g

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This recipe was first published in Tue Dec 01 17:21:55 GMT 2015.