Glazed Turnips & Parsnips


Glazed Turnips and Parsnips with Maple Syrup

A glaze is an easy way to dress up hearty root vegetables.

Prep Time 10 minutes Total Time 30 minutes

Serves 6


1 tablespoon vegetable oil

1 pound parsnips, peeled and cut into 1-inch lengths (halved if thick)

1 pound turnips, peeled and cut into 1-inch wedges

1 cup vegetable broth or water

1/2 cup maple syrup

2 tablespoons red-wine vinegar

Coarse salt and ground pepper

                                                             2 tablespoons unsalted butter

                                                             2 sprigs rosemary


  1. 1.In a large skillet, heat oil over medium-high. Add parsnips and turnips; cook, stirring once, until beginning to brown, 2 minutes.

  2. 2.Add broth, pure maple syrup, and vinegar; season with salt and pepper. Bring to a boil; reduce to a simmer, cover, and cook until crisp-tender, 10 minutes. Uncover, and cook over medium-high until parsnips and turnips are tender and liquid is syrupy, 7 to 9 minutes more (there should be only a small amount of liquid remaining).

  3. 3.Remove skillet from heat; add butter, and swirl skillet until melted. Season with salt and pepper.