Ginger Roasted Parsnips

This makes a delicious side dish for a holiday meal or any other time as well. It is slightly sweet, yet allows the mild flavor of the parsnips to shine forth.

Ginger Roasted Parsnips

Serving Size: 4


  • 1½ pounds parsnips
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1½ tablespoon fresh ginger, minced or grated
  • 3-4 cubes sweetened ginger
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2-3 tablespoons sweet white dessert wine
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • parsley, chopped as garnish


  1. Pre-heat the oven to 325ºF / 165ºC.
  2. Mix together the olive oil, lemon juice, grated ginger and sweet wine. salt and pepper.
  3. Place the “marinade” in a bowl.
  4. Peel and slice the parsnips in whatever form you wish, either as coins, or lengthwise.
  5. Place the peed parsnips in the bowl with the marinade so that they do not turn yellow.
  6. Toss well so the parsnips are coated.
  7. Spray a casserole dish with baking oil and place the parsnips in the casserole dish to roast.
  8. Chop the sweetened ginger and sprinkle on top of the parsnips.
  9. Cover with aluminum foil and place in the oven to roast for about 40 minutes.
  10. The last 5-8 minutes, remove the foil and allow the parsnips to lightly brown.
  11. We garnished the dish with a bit of chopped parsley.