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This Parsnip fries are baked, not fried, but still crispy and delicious! A healthy alternative to french fries, which is naturally gluten-free and delicious!

Parsnip oven fries in a basket with ketchup close-up

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French fries that are not made of potatoes, say what?

I'm just talking about sweet potato fries or baked sweet potato fries, but you know the cliché: "Variety is the spice of life", right?

Of course you do.

Parsnips are just that. To be honest, they are probably the most underrated vegetables because no one uses them … but they are naturally sweet and tasty and roast perfectly with small fries!

If you try to eat more vegetables, does the roast food make you eat it right? Law.

What do parsnip fries taste like?

I'm a HUGE French fries fan. I mean, who doesn't like a crispy, soft, hot, salty plate of chips? That's right – nobody. And since I love them so much, I decided to twist them a little and use parsnips! Parsnips are similar in color to potatoes, so they look like traditional French fries, but they have a complex taste. Similar to carrots, parsnips have a slight sweetness, but they also contain more starch, so they have an earthy, nutty taste that makes them perfect these fries!

Cut parsnips on baking sheet before cooking

Are parsnip fries healthier than potato fries?

Parsnips and potatoes are different. If you decide whether you want to make a batch of chips with rust-red potatoes or something baked parsnip french fries recipeYou may be wondering which choice is healthier. The truth is that the two vegetables contain similar nutritional values, although parsnips contain fewer calories and a lot more fiber.

Parsnip fries recipe ingredients

The fries that I'm going to present to you today are appealing for so many reasons: they are a healthy snack, easy to prepare and contain only 5 ingredients! Seriously, you need to light your oven and bake a delicious pan of fries for you and your crew! You need the following:

  • Cornstarch or tapioca starch

The crispy secret

When it comes to cooking in the kitchen, it's all about the secrets that EXTRA recipes do well. I think french fries have to be crispy. You can't have one without the other, and I'll tell you about the secret ingredient that makes it so Parsnip fries recipe the best there is! Cornstarch seems to be an easy ingredient, but it's the key to crispy fries you'll love to come back with!

Parsnip fries cut and ready to bake

How to make parsnip oven fries


Set your oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.


Peel all of the parsnips and cut them into ¼ inch strips. Throw them first with the oil, then with the starch until they are well coated and combined.


Spread the french fries carefully on your pan and leave space between the french fries. You may need to use 2 pans to ensure even baking and not overcrowding. Sprinkle the fries with seasoned salt and normal salt.

to bake

Bake for 10 minutes, then take the pans out of the oven and sprinkle with a little more seasoning salt. Put the pans back in the oven and bake for another 7-15 minutes or until the fries are golden yellow and crispy.


Serve them and enjoy!

Parsnips in a serving basket become ketchup

What do parsnip fries go with?

These fries are so tasty in themselves, but if you like sauces, listen up! I recommend these fries in:

Baked parsnip fire recipe dipped in ketchup side view

Other healthy vegetable recipes

Cumin roasted carrots

Crispy air fryer Brussels sprouts

Fried sweet potatoes made from Tahini maple

Parsnip fries

These parsnip fries are baked, not fried, but still crispy and delicious! A healthy alternative to french fries, which is naturally gluten-free and delicious!

Servings 4th People as a side


  • 2nd Large parsnips (about 1 3/4 lb)
  • 2nd tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon Cornstarch or tapioca starch
  • Seasoning salt
  • salt


  1. Heat your oven to 400 degrees.

  2. Peel the parsnips and cut them into 1/4 inch strips. Mix with the oil and then with the starch until everything is well mixed.

  3. Spread in a layer on a baking sheet (you may need to use 2) and leave enough space between the roasts. Sprinkle with seasoning salt and normal salt.

  4. Bake for 10 minutes. Then turn, sprinkle a little more seasoning salt over it and bake for another 7-15 minutes until golden yellow and crispy.

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Nutritional information

Parsnip fries

Amount per serving

Calories 125 Calories from fat 63

% Daily value *

fat 7g11%

Saturated fat 1g6%

Polyunsaturated fat 0.6 g

Monounsaturated fat 5.1 g

sodium 141.8 mg6%

potassium 293.6 mg8th%

carbohydrates 15.4 g5%

Fiber 2.9 g12%

Sugar 3.8 g4%

protein 1.1 g2%

vitamin C 17.3 mg21%

calcium 3 mg0%

iron 2.7 mgfifteen%

* The daily percentages are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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