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Parsnip "Fries" With Homemade Ketchup

This recipe for parsnip fries with homemade ketchup is absolutely amazing. The "fries" are wonderfully crunchy on the outside, and perfectly soft on the inside. The sugar free ketchup is the perfect addition making this the perfect guilt free snack!
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Total Time 50 mins
Course Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 1



  • 1 large parsnip (peeled and cut into french fry shapes)
  • cooking spray (or 1 tsp olive oil)
  • 1½ tsp sea salt
  • 1 tsp dried basil
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp onion powder


  • 1 (6oz) can tomato paste
  • 2 TBS apple cider vinegar
  • 2 TBS apple cider vinegar
  • ¼ tsp cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp salt


  • Preheat oven to 450 degrees
  • Spread parsnip slices evenly across a baking sheet
  • Spray cooking spray over the top of the parsnips giving it alight coat (SEE NOTE)
  • Sprinkle spices over parsnips
  • Bake for 40-45 minutes (or until crispy)
  • Allow to cool for about 5 minutes
    mix all ingredients together completely


If you would prefer to use olive oil in place of cooking spray, completely coat sliced parsnip with oil before sprinkling spices on top!
Keyword Parsnip "Fries" With Homemade Ketchup Recipe