Glazed Carrots and Parsnips with Chives


Good recipe for holiday celebrations. Turnips can be used instead of parsnips.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
35 mins
8 servings


  • ¼ cup butter

  • 4 large carrots, cut into 3-inch x 1/2-inch pieces

  • 4 large parsnips, cut into 3-inch x 1/2-inch pieces

  • ¾ cup orange juice

  • ¾ cup chicken stock

  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice

  • salt and ground black pepper to taste

  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh chives


  1. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat.

  2. Cook and stir carrots and parsnips in melted butter until lightly browned on edges, 8 to 10 minutes.

  3. Stir orange juice, chicken stock, lemon juice, salt, and black pepper into carrots and parsnips. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low, and cover. Simmer until liquid reduces to a syrup, about 10 minutes. Stir often.

  4. Season with more salt and black pepper if needed; sprinkle with chives.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

163 Calories
6g Fat
27g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 163
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g 8%
Saturated Fat 4g 19%
Cholesterol 15mg 5%
Sodium 142mg 6%
Total Carbohydrate 27g 10%
Dietary Fiber 7g 24%
Total Sugars 9g
Protein 2g
Vitamin C 35mg 177%
Calcium 59mg 5%
Iron 1mg 4%
Potassium 596mg 13%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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