Roasted Parsnip & Chestnut Stew

Roasted Parsnip & Chestnut Stew
Photo: Liana Robberecht

You won’t be roasting chestnuts on an open fire, but you can use them in this hearty and delicious stew. Parsnips and chestnuts are the perfect pairing for you and your loved ones to enjoy.

4 servings


  • 2 large parsnips, peeled, medium diced
  • 1 large carrot, peeled, medium diced
  • 1 small white onion, peeled, medium diced
  • 1 cup peeled chestnuts
  • 1 Tbsp. grated ginger
  • ¼ cup white wine
  • 1 Tbsp. roasted garlic
  • 2 whole star anise
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 4 Tbsp. cornstarch
  • 4 cups vegetable broth
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp. chopped fresh parsley


  1. Preheat oven 375F.
  2. Toss parsnips, onions, potatoes, chestnuts, carrots with olive oil, season with salt/pepper roast in oven for about 45 minutes.
  3. Remove from oven when vegetables are slightly golden in colour.
  4. While vegetables are roasting, in sauce pot add vegetable broth, ginger, garlic, bay leaves, star anise. Bring to a boil then let simmer for 45 minutes.
  5. Remove star anise and bay leaves, thicken broth with cornstarch, and add roasted vegetables. Heat, season to taste – add chopped parsley. Enjoy!

Nutrition facts per serving
Calories 226; protein 4 g; fat 7 g; carbs 38 g.

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