Parsnips in a Spiced Tomato Sauce

Preparation info

    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      10 min

Appears in

The New Vegetarian

The New Vegetarian

By Colin Spencer

Published 1986

  • About

Parsnips are naturally sweet and can stand a strong, spicy sauce like the one given here. Serve with falafel or croquettes, or with one or two other side dishes to make a complete meal.


  • 4-6 parsnips


    Make the sauce first. Place the tomatoes in a pan with the rest of the ingredients. Cook over a low heat for 10 to 15 minutes, then push the ingredients through a sieve and discard the vegetable debris. Trim, scrub and chop the parsnips, and boil or steam until tender. Drain and place them in a gratin dish. Pour the hot tomato sauce over them and serve.