Pan-Fried Parsnips

Don't assume you don't like parsnips... Unless you've already them like this -- pan-fried, browned, and caramelized! So yummy and so easy!

Course Side Dish
Servings 5 Servings
Author Wardee Harmon



  1. Scrub and peel parsnips.
  2. Cut into 1/2 inch thick rounds or 1/2 inch thick lengthwise pieces.
  3. In a cast-iron skillet over medium-low heat, melt a few tablespoons of butter.
  4. Add parsnip rounds in a single layer.
  5. Sprinkle with seasonings.
  6. Cook until fork-tender and browned, turning frequently (and seasoning the other side) to avoid burning and to cook through completely.
  7. Remove from pan and repeat to cook all parsnips.
  8. Serve warm.
  9. Chill leftovers. Delicious cold or reheated.