16 Amazing Vegan Parsnip Recipes

Do you have some parsnips spare and aren’t sure what to do with them? Maybe you are looking for vegan recipes that use parsnip?

Or are you curious and want to know more? No matter the reason that brought you here, we have the answers for you!

16 Amazing Vegan Parsnip Recipes

Finding a vegan recipe (see also: 9 Amazing 3 Ingredient Vegan Recipes)that works for you can be tricky, especially if you are new to cooking vegan food.

You can find yourself overwhelmed quickly, spending hours reading tiny ingredient labels, only to be left more confused than when you first started!

Sure, you know vegetables like parsnips are vegan, but how do you make a tasty and filling meal with them?

Well, by sticking with us! We have been where you are and have the answers for you. Keep reading for 16 amazing vegan parsnip recipes (see also: 7 Amazing Vegan Chanterelle Recipes)that will leave you salivating.

Let’s dive straight into the list and give you all the information you need today.

1. Parsnip Fries

First up, we have these delicious parsnip fries for you to try. They are a wonderful alternative to potato fries and work well with other vegetables and vegan protein sources.

You can flavor them as you like, but we think smoked paprika and cayenne pepper works well.

Garlic and onion granules are also a good option, or some Italian herbs if you don’t like a lot of spice.

2. Roasted Curried Parsnip Soup

Next, we have this delicious curried soup. Roasted parsnip adds plenty of flavor and sweetness to the soup, without overpowering the curried taste.

Make sure you allow plenty of time for the parsnips to roast, you don’t want hard and undercooked parsnips in your soup!

Swap the unsalted butter for a plant-based alternative to create this delicious and warming vegan soup.

3. Parsnip Mash Lentil Pie

If you loved the British classic Shepherd’s pie, then you are sure to love this lentil and parsnip pie!

The comforting meal is super easy to make, with a parsnip mash adding some sweetness to your lentil and vegetable filling. Plus, it doesn’t take too long either.

It’s the perfect warming winter meal, and it is also gluten-free! You can also customize it to add any other veg you have too, we love carrots and peas in this pie!

4. Parsnip Dahl

This dahl is packed full of veggies and topped with roasted parsnips.

They add a sweetness to the dish that is perfect for anyone that doesn’t like a spicy curry. Plus the pickled onions pair beautifully with your parsnips.

The recipe is easy to follow, just make sure you use oil instead of ghee to keep it vegan.

You can also use dairy-free yogurt or skip the yogurt entirely if you prefer. We love this dish to cook in bulk, it’s a wonderful meal-prepper for colder days!

5. Garlic And Maple Roasted Parsnips And Carrots

This is a wonderful alternative to honey-roasted parsnips. You can still enjoy a sweet and sticky vegetable, without worrying about the damage you are causing the bees!

Plus, this recipe adds extra flavor and seasoning, allowing you to make the perfect roasted parsnips and carrots.

These are a wonderful side dish, or they can be added to your favorite meal. Why not serve it with your favorite meat alternative or vegan pie?

6. Creamy Vegan Parsnip Vegetable Soup

Parsnips work wonderfully in soup, and this creamy vegetable soup is no exception!

It’s packed full of vegetables and plant-based milk to give you plenty of nutrition and a creamy taste you are sure to love! Don’t forget your vegan yogurt for extra creaminess!

You don’t need to blend the soup if you don’t have a blender, just make sure you chop your vegetables evenly so they cook at the same time.

7. Spiced Vegan Parsnip Cake

We couldn’t write this list without including a dessert! This spiced vegan parsnip cake is a wonderful alternative to carrot cake and is super easy to make!

The lemon and orange zest pair beautifully with the sweetness of the parsnips, without overpowering the spice.

You can adjust the spice quantity if you want to suit your tastes. Make sure you use wholemeal flour for the recipe, wholemeal bread flour will work just as well if you can’t find plain!

8. Vegan Parsnip Chowder

That’s right, we have another warming recipe for you! There are plenty of vegetables in this chowder, but the main event is your sweet and chunky parsnips.

The root vegetable works perfectly in the chowder, providing a touch of sweetness to the hearty and slight dish.

It works well as a main course or serves as a small bowl in your upcoming dinner party as your starter. Your guests are sure to love it!

9. Curry Salted Parsnip Crisps

For a delicious and healthy snack, why not make these curry salted parsnip crisps? Not only are they a wonderful alternative to potato chips, but they are fun and easy to make!

The recipe does call for a lot of oil, but you could make them in your air fryer if you prefer.

This way, you can use less oil but still achieve a crunchy texture. Make sure all the parsnips are evenly coated in your curry powder and salt before you start too.

10. Vegan Parsnip And Cashew Nut Roast

For those feeling adventurous, why not try making your own nut roast?

This recipe is full of flavor and allows you to make a wonderful nut roast for your roast dinner. Plus, it’s not as hard as you might think!

It does take a while to cook in the oven, but don’t worry, it’s worth it!

And it gives you plenty of time to make some delicious roast potatoes and gravy to serve with your tasty nut roast!

11. Vegan Parsnip And Shiitake Mushroom Soup

We have another delicious soup recipe for you! This parsnip soup uses shiitake mushrooms to create a meaty flavor that you and your family will love.

It’s a good soup to make for anyone that is on the fence about vegan food or missing the taste of meat.

Our tip is to add a little miso to your mushrooms when cooking them to heighten their flavor. Feel free to skip this step if you don’t want a meaty taste.

12. Parsnip, Carrot, And Lentil Soup

This soup is a firm favorite in our house, and it’s easy to see why!

It’s packed full of vegetables to give you plenty of nutrition and there are lots of flavors too thanks to cumin and coriander!

The soup doesn’t take too long to make and you get a good six to eight servings from it.

It’s a wonderful soup that will feed you for days without you getting bored of it. Plus, it’s a great way to use up any vegetables that might go bad.

13. Caramelised Parsnip And Coconut Soup With Parsnip Bhajis

We know how tasty do parsnip bhajis sound? They are a wonderful alternative to onion bhajis and are still packed with plenty of flavors and a slight sweetness.

They pair wonderfully with the caramelized parsnip and coconut soup.

Whether this is an evening meal to enjoy with your family or to wow guests at a dinner party, this is a recipe worth trying!

Just make sure to save your chickpea water from a tin, as this is far cheaper than purchasing aquafaba separately.

14. Apple Parsnip Soup

This pairing might sound a little odd, but trust us, this apple parsnip soup is delicious! All you need is one cooking apple, some veggies, spices, and water.

It’s an easy soup to make and one that is perfect for feeding your family.

It’s packed full of hidden veggies and flavors that will help your children become more adventurous and fall in love with soup.

Plus a 30-minute meal means you don’t have to spend all night in the kitchen preparing it!

15. Carrot And Parsnip Mash

Next, we have a tasty alternative to mashed potatoes. This carrot and parsnip mash is a good way to use up your veggies or get fussy eaters to eat them!

It’s a little sweeter than regular mash, and has lower calories too, making it a healthier alternative.

Plus, it only takes 25 minutes to make!

16. Parsnip And Carrot Kugel

Finally, we have this delicious parsnip and carrot kugel. The naturally sweet parsnips and carrots help to create a soft inside with a crisp outside.

The kugel is a wonderful vegan side dish, allowing you to add traditional Jewish food to your table.

It’s similar to a casserole, but a little sweeter. It is sure to satisfy any sweet cravings you might have! Plus, it’s super easy to make!

Final Thoughts

And there you have it, 16 amazing vegan (see also: 20 Amazing Vegan Plum Recipes) parsnip dishes you need to try!

Whether you want to create a tasty and hearty soup, a nut roast, cake, or even kugel, we are sure to have the recipe you need!

Don’t forget to make use of our tips and tricks and you are sure to have a tasty vegan parsnip dish your whole family will love.

16 Amazing Vegan Parsnip Recipes

Are you unsure what to do with a parsnip? Check out our 16 amazing vegan parsnip recipes for inspiration today!


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