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Brown-butter basted radishes & asparagus

Brown-butter basted radishes & asparagus

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • Cook:
  • Easy
  • Serves 4

This veggie side dish counts for 2 of your 5-a-day, and it makes a great accompaniment to roast chicken or fish

  • Gluten-free
  • Vegetarian
Nutrition: per serving
NutrientUnit
kcal238
fat22g
saturates13g
carbs5g
sugars4g
fibre4g
protein4g
salt0g
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Ingredients

Method

  • STEP 1

    Heat the butter gently in a non-stick frying pan. It will foam, then the solids will separate and begin to brown. This will take 15-20 mins – keep stirring, so that it doesn’t blacken or burn.

  • STEP 2

    While the butter is browning, boil a large pan of salted water. Poach the radishes for 6 mins, then remove with a slotted spoon. Poach the asparagus for 2 mins, remove and put in iced water.

  • STEP 3

    Add the lemon juice to the butter, stir and keep over a very low heat while you add the radishes and drained asparagus. Baste them in the butter for 2 mins.

  • STEP 4

    Remove the vegetables from the browned butter and top with the parsley, plus a squeeze more lemon if you feel it needs it.

Goes well with

Recipe from Good Food magazine, May 2016

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