Roast Apple and Parsnip Salad with Ballymaloe Beetroot and Feta

Apple and Parsnip Salad
  • Cooking Time: 45 minutes
  • Serves: 4
  • Allergens: Dairy

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This Irish fruit and root veg salad with apple, parsnip and Ballymaloe Irish Beetroot is a real rustic beauty. Another terrific family-style dish. A simply delicious salad that would work beautifully with a BBQ’d spatchcock chicken. A wonderful Summer Celebratory Salad.


  • 4x parsnips
  • 2 large eating apples
  • 4 sprigs of rosemary
  • 100g Crumbled feta
  • 50g Ballymaloe diced Irish Beetroot drained
  • 75g Ballymaloe sliced Irish Beetroot drained
  • 40g Toasted salted pumpkin seeds
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • Half a lemon
  • Local honey

Dietary Suitability

  • Suitable for Vegetarians
  • Contains Dairy


  1. Peel the parsnips and cut in half keeping the tapered end whole if very slim. Cut the remainder into 1” batons. Place in a bowl and toss in 1 large tablespoon of olive oil and the rosemary sprigs.
  2. Place on a parchment lined tray and season. Roast in a preheated oven at 220* for 15/25 mins until cooked and golden. Remember to turn halfway.
  3. Cut the apples in half and then quarters, carefully remove the core and cut each quarter into 2 slices. Place in a bowl and toss with 2 tablespoons of olive oil.
  4. Place on a parchment lined tray. And bake at 230* for 10/20 mins or until golden on the edges. Turn carefully using a palette knife and continue to cook until golden. Remove from oven.
  5. Taking a large serving platter, scatter over the base the roasted parsnips. Intermittently place the roasted apple wedges. Position the two types of Beetroot in-between the apple and parsnip. Crumble over the feta.
  6. Then finish with toasted pumpkin seeds, a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil, a squeeze of fresh lemon juice, sprinkling of sea salt, freshly cracked black pepper and finish with a delicious drizzle of local honey
  7. Eat and enjoy every delicious mouthful.

  • Cooking Time: 45 minutes
  • Serves: 4
  • Skill: Medium
  • Allergens: Dairy

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