Loaded Spiced Parsnip Fries Loaded Spiced Parsnip Fries

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You won’t miss the potato in this parsnip take on french fries, loaded with sweet and smokey spices, plenty of avocado and creamy goat cheese. 

  • Prep time 15 minutes
  • Total time 45 minutes
  • Portion size 2 servings


Green Onion Mayo:


Preheat oven to 425°F. Line baking sheet with parchment paper. On pan, toss parsnips with oil to coat. Sprinkle with paprika, cayenne pepper, garlic powder and salt; toss and arrange in single layer. Roast, flipping twice, until golden and crisp, about 35 minutes.

Transfer to serving platter; top with green onions, avocado, goat cheese and cilantro (if using).

Green Onion Mayo: Meanwhile, in small bowl, stir together green onion, mayonnaise, sour cream and oil. Serve with parsnip fries.

Test Kitchen Tip: To make this a main course, double the avocado and top each portion with a fried egg. 

Nutritional facts PER SERVING: about

  • Fibre 15 g
  • Sodium 448 mg
  • Sugars 11 g
  • Protein 8 g
  • Calories 702
  • Total fat 57 g
  • Potassium 1365
  • Cholesterol 15 mg
  • Saturated fat 10 g
  • Total carbohydrate 47 g


  • Iron 21
  • Folate 106
  • Calcium 13
  • Vitamin A 21
  • Vitamin C 83
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Loaded Spiced Parsnip Fries