Sunday, December 18, 2005

Maple Roasted Parsnips

I served these for Thanksgiving, and I'll definitely make them again. They go very well with salty meats, like ham, since they are so sweet. And they'd certainly work for Christmas! The recipe is from Nigella Lawson's Feast.

Maple Roasted Parsnips

1 kilo of parsnips, peeled and cut into suitable pieces
2-3 tbsp vegetable oil
3-4 tbsp maple syrup

Nigella suggested parboiling the parsnips, so I did that for about five minutes, way ahead of time. I then put them in a simple oven tray, and let them cool. When you're ready, preheat the oven to at least 200 °C, but a bit hotter works too if you have to do something else at the same time. Toss the parsnips with the oil and maple, and simply let them roast until golden bronzed - 20-30 minutes will do.


Tanja said...

I LOVE these. They are so sweet, gooey and yummy :) Maple suryp is great with other roasted veggies and potatoes too!

Anonymous said...

You can also add (just a touch) maple syrup to bacon.

It gives it a lovely, sweetcure taste, and it will melt in your mouth.


Russ, London