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Roasted Carrots and Parsnips

  • Author: Gitta
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 4 people 1x
  • Category: Side Dish
  • Cuisine: American


Easy and delicious side dish for any meal



  • 1 1/2 pounds of carrots, washed. Ends cut and removed (about 5 large carrots)
  • 1 pound parsnips, peeled. Ends cut and removed (about 3 medium)
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F
  2. Line sheet 1/2 size (18 ” x 13″) sheet pan with parchment paper, silicone baking mat, or pan release.  
  3. Slice carrots and parsnips into 1-inch thick diagonal slices.  Place the carrots and parsnips on the sheet pan.
    Sliced carrots and parsnips on a sheet pan
  4. Add the olive oil, salt, and pepper.  Toss well.
  5. Place sheet pan in oven and roast for 20-30 minutes.  Halfway through baking toss vegetables.  Vegetables should be tender.  If you prefer them to be softer, bake 5-10 minutes longer.