A lot of people freak out at the carbohydrate contents of root vegetables- however a true hummus made of chick peas has 3x the amount of carbohydrate.  Hence,  wee lil parsnips get a bad rap and are actually a wonderfully healthy alternative to chickpea.  Without the embarrassing aftermath of gas that can raise your doona cover!




  • 3 Parsnips
  • 5 cloves Garlic
  • 1/2 tsp Onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp Sesame seeds
  • 1/2 tsp Sea Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 1/2 cup Organic Chicken Stock (sub veggie stock for vegetarian/vegan friendly)
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • Sea Salt and Fresh Cracked Black Pepper, plus a little extra olive oil for roasting the parsnips



Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. 
Peel and cube the parsnips. 
Drizzle a couple tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil along with a pinch of sea salt and a few grinds of black pepper. 
Roast for around 45 minutes or until fork tender and golden brown.