Cajun Parsnip Fries

Spice up this mild-flavoured vegetable with a new take on fries. For spicier fries, add a pinch of cayenne pepper to the seasoning blend.

Baking Time: 15 minutes

Preparation Time:

Serves: 6

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  • 1 lb (500 g) Ontario Parsnips
  • 1-1/2 tsp (7 mL) olive oil
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) cajun or tex mex seasoning blend
  • Salt
  • Salsa or your favourite dipping sauce


Peel parsnips and cut into French-fry-size pieces. Place on parchment paper-lined baking sheet. Toss with 1 tsp (5 mL) of the oil; spread out in single layer.

Bake in 375 F (190 C) oven, stirring once or twice, until golden and tender, 15 to 25 minutes. Toss with remaining oil, seasoning, and salt to taste. Serve with dipping sauce.

Nutritional information

1 Serving

  • PROTEIN: 1 gram
  • FAT: 1 gram
  • CARBOHYDRATE: 14 grams
  • CALORIES: 67