Whisk 1/4 cup olive oil with 3 tablespoons sherry vinegar, 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt and a few grinds of pepper in a large bowl. Peel 3/4 pound each parsnips and carrots into ribbons using a vegetable peeler; add to the bowl. Add 1 cup fresh parsley; toss. Season with salt and pepper; top with chopped smoked almonds.
Photograph by Ryan Dausch