Butter Fried Parsnips

Butter Fried Parsnips

Michele O'Sullivan 119

"Parsnips lightly seasoned and pan fried in butter."


30 m servings 305 cals
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Original recipe yields 5 servings



  • Calories:
  • 305 kcal
  • 15%
  • Fat:
  • 19 g
  • 29%
  • Carbs:
  • 33.5g
  • 11%
  • Protein:
  • 3.1 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 49 mg
  • 16%
  • Sodium:
  • 239 mg
  • 10%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large saucepan cover parsnips with water, cover and boil over medium-high heat until tender, about 10 minutes. Drain.
  2. In a plastic bag combine flour and seasoning salt. Dip parsnips in butter and place them in the bag. Shake bag to coat parsnips with the seasoned flour.
  3. Heat the butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat. When the butter starts to sizzle, add parsnips. Cook, turning occasionally, until all sides are golden brown.
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  1. 45 Ratings


I've never made parsnips before- this was a first for me. I sliced them the long way, which was a pain, but they're attractive that way and cook quickly, so it was alright. I seasoned the pars...

I grew up loving parsnips cooked this way by a beloved grandmother. She didnot coat them, just sauted them slowly in the butter. Yummy but an aquired taste, I feel.

Proof you just can't go wrong frying something in butter! This was outstanding, and my husband and I aren't huge parsnip fans. We've been trying to eat local foods in season, and all winter I ...

I remembered my Grandmother/Mother making something for me when I was little that I could not put my finger on. After trying a parsnip after many many years it all came together. This is exacl...

I loovvved them. Probably not the healthiest way to eat veggies, ... but who cares! I left off the flour, cause I semi-low carbing. Brought me back to my childhood when Grandma used to make 'em....

I made this recipe.It was quick and simple.I found there was no flavour of parsnip and you could taste only the flour.My family did not like it at all.

Probably not the healthiest way to eat parsnips - but by far the best I have ever tasted. Makes me want to try it with turnips or rutabaga.

Every since we had fried parsnips at NOLA in New Orleans we have been in love with that dish. This is not quite as good but a good substitute to make at home. Thanks.

Very tasty way to make Parsnips. My husband picked some up from a local market and we weren't quite sure what to do with them. Instead of the 1/2 cup of butter I used some olive oil mixed with a...