Crispy Parsnip Fries

crispy parsnip fries
  • 4Servings


  • 1 pound parsnips, peeled and cut into 1/4-by-3-inch sticks
  • 3 tablespoons flour
  • 2 eggs
  • 3/4 cup whole-wheat panko
  • 1/3 cup grated Pecorino Romano


Preheat the oven to 425 degrees . Coat a large rimmed baking sheet with natural cooking spray. In a medium bowl, toss parsnips and flour to coat. In another medium bowl, beat eggs with a fork. In a third medium bowl, stir panko and cheese. Working with a few parsnip sticks at a time, shake off excess flour and coat with egg mixture. Shake off excess egg and roll in panko mixture. Arrange in a single layer on the baking sheet. Bake 15 minutes, then turn the fries and bake until golden, 10 to 12 minutes; season.