Recipe: Sticky roast parsnips & carrots

Sticky Roast Parsnip & Carrots - BritMums

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Nothing beats roast parsnips as a side dish. This lovely roasted veg is delicious and easy to make.  


Sticky roast parsnips & carrots

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: British
Keyword: Christmas, Sunday lunch
Servings: 6


  • 500 g parsnips peeled and quartered
  • 500 g carrots peeled and quartered
  • 2 tbsp demerara sugar
  • ½ x 20g pack thyme plus extra to serve
  • 25 g butter cubed
  • 250 ml dry white wine or orange juice


  • Preheat the oven to 220°C, gas mark 7. Toss the parsnips and carrots with the sugar and spread over a large roasting tray. Top with the thyme, butter and wine or orange juice. Season to taste.
  • Roast, turning once, for 30-35 minutes or until golden and caramelised. Top with extra thyme to serve.
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