Roasted swede with Parmesan

Roasted swede with Parmesan

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Prep: 15 mins Cook: 35 mins

Easy

Serves 4
A good accompaniment to fish and also haggis. Make extra as these will be gobbled up in no time

Nutrition and extra info

  • Easily halved
  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal155
  • fat10g
  • saturates4g
  • carbs10g
  • sugars9g
  • fibre4g
  • protein6g
  • salt0.34g
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Ingredients

  • 1 large swede (approx 750g/1lb 10oz), peeled and cut into chips
    Two slices of swede

    Swede

    sw-ee-d

    A member of the cabbage family, the swede is often confused with the turnip, though they look…

  • 1 tbsp olive oil, plus some for greasing
    olive oil

    Olive oil

    ol-iv oyl

    Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…

  • 50g parmesan (or vegetarian alternative), grated
    Parmesan

    Parmesan

    parm-ee-zan

    Parmesan is a straw-coloured hard cheese with a natural yellow rind and rich, fruity flavour. It…

  • 1 tbsp rosemary leaves
    Rosemary

    Rosemary

    rose-mar-ee

    Rosemary's intense, fragrant aroma has traditionally been paired with lamb, chicken and game…

  • knob of butter
    Butter

    Butter

    butt-err

    Butter is made when lactic-acid producing bacteria are added to cream and churned to make an…

  • 2 garlic cloves, peeled
    Garlic

    Garlic

    gar-lik

    Part of the lily, or alium, family, of which onions are also a member, garlic is one of the most…

Method

  1. Heat oven to 220C/fan 200C/gas 7. Tip the swede, olive oil, 40g of the Parmesan and the rosemary leaves into a shallow roasting tin. Season and toss well, arranging in one layer.

  2. Sprinkle over the remaining Parmesan, dot with butter, then add the garlic cloves. Roast for 30-35 mins, turning halfway through cooking, until crisp and golden.

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JKCowie
19th Sep, 2016
0.05
These were in the oven for 50mins and they were still not cooked through. Don't bother!
lizleicester
27th Apr, 2016
5.05
This recipe transforms the humble swede into something really delicious.
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vickyeds
25th Jan, 2015
Delicious! Cooked through and crunchy on the outside. 35 mins was perfect time. A hit with the family will defo cook again!
Cdub
2nd Feb, 2014
Boiled the night before so I could just pop it into a hot oven with the Parmesan etc beside the main dish. Still had a touch too much crunch even though I thought it was cooked enough. Didn't love but would try again. With this method, the Parmesan needed more time to get crispy and brown, and possibly I used too much oil.
lotthedrinkeroftea
18th Apr, 2013
Does anyone know if these could be eaten cold or they go horrid like potato wedges do? Thinking of picnic food
gloriaort
17th Mar, 2013
1.05
I found this a bit disapointing, by the time the swede is cooked the parmesan has burnt....
gloriaort
17th Mar, 2013
1.05
I found this a bit disapointing, by the time the swede is cooked the parmesan has burnt....
jose81
21st Jan, 2013
4.05
As per the picture I cut my swede into chunky chips - and after 45-50 mins they were still crunchy in the middle. Will try again with much thinner chip sizes as tasty flavour and great alternative to potatoes. Also, I tossed in oil and cheese before transferring to roasting dish, to cut down on the wastage and burning. Tray still had fair amount of burnt cheese on it, but to be expected. Will add more garlic cloves next time too as we love roast garlic. Will try again!
murraysde
27th Nov, 2012
4.05
The suede turned out lovely. It reminded my husband of his childhood. :) I topped the suede with the parmesan instead of tossing them in the parmesan. That way you use less and there is no waste.
mrsmammy
21st May, 2012
5.05
Gorgeous, loved it! Will definitely make again

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