Parsnip Packages

Alexis Murphy

Ingredients

  • 2 Pounds  parsnips, peeled and cut into 1-inch squares
  • 1/2 Pound  bacon, sliced in half lengthwise
  • 1/4 Cup  olive oil
  •   Salt and pepper, to taste

Here’s one way to get your kids to eat more vegetables: wrap them in bacon and make them look like presents.

Directions

Preheat oven to 450 degrees.

Toss the parsnips in the olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Take each thin strip of bacon and wrap around each parsnip like ribbon around a package. Very carefully, tie the ends together to resemble a bow.

Roast the bacon-wrapped parsnips in the oven for 20 minutes, or until the parsnips are tender and bacon is crisp.

Notes

Special thanks to Alexis Murphy of Jac o' lyn Murphy for helping us test this recipe.

Nutrition

Calories per serving:

352 calories

Dietary restrictions:

High Fiber Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Wheat Free, Egg Free, Milk Free, Peanut Free, Tree Nut Free, Soy Free, Fish Free, Shellfish Free, Alcohol Free, No Sugar Added

Daily value:

18%

Servings:

6
  • Fat 147g 226%
  • Carbs 168g 56%
  • Saturated 38g 191%
  • Fiber 45g 181%
  • Trans 0g
  • Sugars 46g
  • Monounsaturated 80g
  • Polyunsaturated 21g
  • Protein 40g 80%
  • Cholesterol 150mg 50%
  • Sodium 1,594mg 66%
  • Calcium 352mg 35%
  • Magnesium 295mg 74%
  • Potassium 3,891mg 111%
  • Iron 7mg 38%
  • Zinc 8mg 54%
  • Phosphorus 975mg 139%
  • Vitamin A 26µg 3%
  • Vitamin C 154mg 257%
  • Thiamin (B1) 1mg 96%
  • Riboflavin (B2) 1mg 38%
  • Niacin (B3) 16mg 78%
  • Vitamin B6 1mg 71%
  • Folic Acid (B9) 608µg 152%
  • Vitamin B12 1µg 19%
  • Vitamin D 1µg 0%
  • Vitamin E 22mg 111%
  • Vitamin K 242µg 302%
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