Butter Fried Parsnips

Butter Fried Parsnips

31 Reviews 4 Pics
  • Prep

    10 m
  • Cook

    20 m
  • Ready In

    30 m
Michele O'Sullivan
Recipe by  Michele O'Sullivan

“Parsnips lightly seasoned and pan fried in butter.”

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Ingredients

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Original recipe yields 4 to 6 servings

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Directions

  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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Reviews (31)

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andeesings
98

andeesings

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 parsnips with salt and pepper, did NOT boil them first, did NOT add flour either, and dropped them into a butter/olive oil mixture (I didn't want the butter to burn). They really came out delicious- tender, tasty, and my family loved them (even my dad, and he doesn't like anything unless it's a potato). I'd definitely make these again.

ALICIAEAGAN
73

ALICIAEAGAN

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.

Cardamum
49

Cardamum

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 avoided parsnips except mixed in with lots of other veggies to the point where you can't even taste them. Finally, I saw what is probably the very last parsnips of the season, and I decided that I had to stop being a wimp and give it a go. And boy am I glad I did. Even one of my 2 year old twins ate this up, which felt like a small miracle. My only problem now is that I'm going to have to wait until next winter to eat this again. Well, I guess it's good to have things to look forward to in the winter! Thanks for the delightful recipe!

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Nutrition

Amount Per Serving (5 total)

  • Calories
  • 305 cal
  • 15%
  • Fat
  • 19 g
  • 29%
  • Carbs
  • 33.5 g
  • 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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