Vegan Parsnip Crisps Recipe

This vegan parsnip crisps recipe is really well worth making. The crisps (chips) are made from parsnips. You can serve them as they are or with any dip you like, such as an onion dip, hummus or a salsa. These are one of our easiest vegan recipes.

Vegan Parsnip Crisps: Crispy Crunchy Appeal

Crisps are normally made from potatoes of course, and then you have ones made with sweet potatoes, but these are very similar, albeit offering a slightly more unusual flavor. Parsnips are tasty and versatile. They can be roasted or used to make a mash, or they might go in a soup or stew.

Parsnips are lovely roasted and served alongside a roast, even a nut roast if you are going the vegan or vegetarian route, but they can also be used to make healthy recipes like the following appetizer. Or try grating them finely and adding them to pakoras.

Another use for parsnips is making them into vegan parsnip crisps, and you will find the taste and texture to be really good. Crisps are called that because they are supposed to be crispy and these come out really nice and crispy so you will be delighted with them.


Vegan Parsnip Crisps Starter

All you need for this recipe are some parsnips and a mandolin for slicing them into nice thin rounds. A little salt and oil, and you are ready to make this unusual and delicious parsnip crisp recipe.

  • Author: Victoria Haneveer
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 5 mins
  • Total Time: 15 mins
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Category: Starter
  • Cuisine: Vegan


  • 2 parsnips, peeled and finely sliced with a mandolin
  • Vegetable oil for deep frying
  • Salt


  1. Heat a heavy bottomed pan, half full of vegetable oil or until a breadcrumb sizzles in it.
  2. Add the parsnip slices in batches and fry until golden.
  3. Drain on kitchen paper and sprinkle with salt.

Vegan Parsnip Crisps are for Everyone

Parsnips might feature in stews or soups, or be roasted and served alongside your roast dinner when you usually encounter them on your plate, but you might be wondering what else you can use this tasty root vegetable for, and the answer is parsnip crisps. This recipe is vegan, so everyone will enjoy it, and all you need are the parsnips, some oil and salt.

Serve the crisps with salsa or a dipping sauce of your choice, or just have a big bowlful in the middle of the table so everyone can dig in and try them. These vegan parsnip crisps are nice to serve with a cocktail or glass of wine, and you can offer them around when your guests are first arriving.

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