Spiced Parsnips with Toasted Pecans

Toasted pecans enhance parsnips' nutty, earthy flavors in this cozy appetizer.
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Spiced Parsnips with Toasted Pecans

Recipe by Nicole Papantoniou

Start to Finish: 30 minutes

Servings: 6


  • 2 lb. parsnips, peeled and cut into 4-inch-long pieces (halved if large)
  • 6 tbsp. butter, cut into cubes
  • 2 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 2 tsp. sugar
  • 1/3 cup toasted pecans, chopped


In bowl, toss first 4 ingredients; season. Arrange parsnips on rimmed baking sheet. Bake at 425° until tender, about 20 minutes. Toss until coated. Top with nuts.