Looking for a healthier alternative to satis-fry a french fry craving? Check out The Wheatless Kitchen‘s recipe for baked parsnip fries. By subbing in parsnips for those starchy potatoes you’ll cut half the carbohydrates in half and also get some additional fiber in. Prep is a breeze since the recipe uses only 4 ingredients!

Ingredients for servings


  • 1 pound parsnips (about 4)

  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil

  • 2 paprika

  • to taste black pepper

  • to taste Salt

  • Pesto sauce for dipping (optional)


  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.

  • Wash and cut the ends off of your parsnips. Cut them into strips to make fries. Place them on a lined baking sheet and drizzle the oil over them. Season with the paprika, salt and pepper and toss to combine.

  • Bake for 20-25 minutes, until soft on the inside and slightly crispy on the outside.

  • Serve with pesto or your favorite dipping sauce.

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