I love the hint of sweetness from the parsnips combined with the chili, garlic and sea salt in these easy garlic baked parsnip fries, it’s the perfect flavour combo!

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Just like their other root vegetable friends, parsnips are full of nutrition and make a great addition to a healthy, balanced diet.

Chili Garlic Baked Parsnip Fries

  • low in fat
  • low carb
  • high in fibre
  • a good source of folate
  • a good source of potassium
  • a good source of vitamin C
  • sweet and salty
  • total comfort food
  • enjoy with my chickpea veggie burgers

Healthy Chili Garlic Baked Parsnip Fries

I’d recommend serving these with a homemade veggie burger on a crisp iceberg lettuce bun for a fun and healthy alternative to deep-fried pub food! They’re also perfect on their own as a snack.

They’re crispy on the outside yet tender on the inside, a little sweet, a little spicy, a little salty and a nice and garlicky. You can easily customize them with whatever spices you like though!

For more fries, try these oil-free baked fries or chili cheese fries.

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Healthy Chili Garlic Baked Parsnip Fries

Chili Garlic Baked Parsnip Fries

  • Author: Deryn Macey
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 35 mins
  • Total Time: 45 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x
  • Category: Side Dish
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Vegan
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These chili garlic parsnip fries make a fun and healthy snack or side to a healthy veggie burger or sandwich. They’re high in fiber, low in fat and carbs, and have a slightly sweet yet salty and spicy flavor.




  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  2. Line two baking trays with parchment paper.
  3. Peel the parsnips and trim off the tops and ends.
  4. Slice into fries, keeping them as consistently-sized as possible for best results.
  5. Add them to a bowl with the olive oil and spices and toss to combine.
  6. Spread the fries on the baking sheets in one layer. Do not overlap.
  7. Bake for 20-25 minutes, flip the fries then bake for another 10-12 minutes until lightly browned, tender but crispy. Be careful not to burn.


I’ve had best results using parchment paper for baking these. Purchase here.

Keywords: parsnip fries, low-fat fries, low-carb fries