Parsnip Fries

Parsnip Fries

I really really miss eating fries. I know its bad but it true. I have been searching for vegetables with a low carb count that can be substituted for fries. I read somewhere that people are using parsnips to make fries, cutting them like baby potatoes and mashed up too.

I really liked them and had the same texture as a fry. I added seasoning and I used the air fryer. It came out great.

Here is some facts why parsnips are great

  • Parsnips are high in antioxidants including vitamin C and polyacetylenes that may prevent oxidative stress and chronic conditions like cancer, diabetes, and heart disease.
  • Parsnips are a great source of fiber, vitamin C, vitamin K, and folate, as well as other important micronutrients.
  • Parsnips are high in fiber, which can support regularity, improve your digestive health, regulate blood sugar levels, and enhance heart health.
  • Parsnips are low in calories but contain a good amount of water and fiber, both of which may benefit weight loss.
  • Parsnips are high in vitamin C and antioxidants, both of which may enhance your immune function and optimize health.
  • Parsnips can be prepared in many ways and used in soups, stews, casseroles, gratins, and purees.

Parsnips are a type of root vegetable, closely related to carrots and parsley root.
They’re rich in several important nutrients and antioxidants that may improve immunity, enhance digestive health, and aid weight loss.

Best of all, they’re easy to prepare and have a sweet, earthy taste that works well in a variety of recipes, making them a great addition to a healthy, balanced diet.

Parsnip Fries

Recipe by Lucy ChesnaCourse: SidesDifficulty: Easy
Servings

1

cup
Prep time

15

minutes
Cooking time

35

minutes
Calories

320

kcal
Total time

50

minutes

Parsnips are a type of root vegetable, closely related to carrots and parsley root. Best of all, they’re easy to prepare and have a sweet, earthy taste that works well in a variety of recipes.

Ingredients

  • 3 to 4 parsnips

  • 1 tablespoon rosemary, fresh or dried

  • 2 cloves Garlic, chopped

  • 1 teaspoon olive oil

  • Hamalayan pink salt and black pepper

  • ½ teaspoon sweet paprika

Directions

  • If you aren’t using an Air Fryer, preheat the oven to 450 degrees F. Line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Peel the parsnips and trim the ends. Cut each parsnip in half, horizontally, to make into friedls. In a large bowl toss the parsnip fries with the rosemary, garlic, olive oil, pink salt, pepper and sweet paprika.
  • Place the fries in your air fryer and cook at 380 degrees for 15 minutes, until crispy. OR if using the oven, Spread the fries over your prepared baking sheet. Roast for 10 minutes, flip, and then roast for another 10-15 minutes, until browned and crispy. Serve with natural ketchup and enjoy!

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