3-in-1 brown-buttered winter vegetables
- Preparation and cooking time
- Serves 6
Save yourself time and washing-up on Christmas Day by cooking carrots, leeks and Brussels sprouts together along with butter and sage for a perfect side dish
- STEP 1
Bring a large pan of salted water to the boil, tip in the carrots and boil for 3 mins, then add the sprouts and boil for another minute before adding the leeks. Boil everything for 5 mins more, then drain well.
- STEP 2
Sizzle the butter in a large frying pan or sauté pan until it turns a nutty brown, then add the sage, if using. Let it crackle, then transfer to a plate, leaving the butter in the pan. Add some cracked black pepper to the butter, tip in the vegetables and gently stir-fry until the veg is piping hot and starting to brown around the edges. Season with sea salt and serve straightaway, with the sage scattered over, if using.