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Sticky maple roots served in a roasting dish

Sticky maple roots

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
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  • Easy
  • Serves 8

Serve up a classic Christmas dinner side dish of carrots and parsnips. Herby and slightly caramelised, these sticky maple roots are sure to go down a treat

  • Freezable
  • Gluten-free
  • Vegetarian
Nutrition: Per serving
NutrientUnit
kcal119
fat5g
saturates3g
carbs15g
sugars10g
fibre5g
protein1g
salt0.1g
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Ingredients

  • 4 large carrots , cut into thick batons
  • 3 parsnips , cut into thick batons
  • 40g butter
  • 1 star anise
  • few thyme sprigs
  • 3 tbsp maple syrup

Method

  • STEP 1

    Tip the carrots and parsnips into a large pan with the butter, star anise, thyme, maple syrup and 250ml water. Season with salt, then cover and boil for 10-15 mins until the water has evaporated and the vegetables are tender. Turn down the heat and cook until the carrots and parsnips are starting to caramelise and turn a light golden brown.

  • STEP 2

    Shake the pan gently to cover the veg in the sticky syrup, then season with cracked black pepper and serve.

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Recipe from Good Food magazine, November 2018

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