Get to know parsnips and you’ll be rewarded with their subtle sweet flavor. A 1/2 cup serving of cooked parsnips is a good source of vitamin C! Check out the parsnip tips below to find out how to choose the best ones at the farmers’ market or grocery, and you’ll soon be enjoying them in your favorite soups, stews and stir-fry recipes. They also can be part of a delicious vegetable side dish with other root vegetables, and secretly added to yummy mashed potato recipes. To find out more about the herbs that bring out parsnips’ best flavor, take a look at our handy Herb Guide.