Whisky-Glazed Parsnips and Carrots Recipe

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Maxine Howell Modified: March 24, 2022
Whisky-Glazed Parsnips and Carrots Recipe

How To Make Whisky-Glazed Parsnips and Carrots

Whip up this Whisky-Glazed Parsnips and Carrots, a dish that offers a boozy flavor brought by whisky, and seasoned with salt, pepper, and also butter!

Preparation: 18 minutes
Cooking: 17 minutes
Total: 35 minutes



  • 4tbspunsalted butter,(2 oz)
  • ½cupwhisky
  • ¼cuplight brown sugar
  • 2lbscarrots
  • 1lbtender young parsnips
  • salt and freshly ground pepper


  1. In a large, deep skillet, melt the butter with whisky and brown sugar.

  2. Stir in the carrots and parsnips.

  3. Press a round of parchment paper directly onto the vegetables.

  4. Cover with a tight-fitting lid and cook over moderate heat for 15 minutes until the vegetables are tender and the liquid is almost evaporated.

  5. Uncover and cook, tossing, for 1 to 2 minutes until the vegetables are coated in a thick syrup.

  6. Season the vegetables with salt and pepper and serve.


  • Calories: 128.91kcal
  • Fat: 4.15g
  • Saturated Fat: 2.48g
  • Trans Fat: 0.16g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 1.05g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.25g
  • Carbohydrates: 17.27g
  • Fiber: 4.07g
  • Sugar: 8.33g
  • Protein: 1.24g
  • Cholesterol: 10.18mg
  • Sodium: 304.20mg
  • Calcium: 44.08mg
  • Potassium: 394.25mg
  • Iron: 0.52mg
  • Vitamin A: 663.73µg
  • Vitamin C: 10.89mg
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