Tasty winter veg with a twist

Recipe: Tasty and easy winter veg with a twist

Here's a great winter veg recipe to try.

veg-recipe-436

Method:

  1. Heat up a heavy bottomed pan and add the fennel seeds. Cover and dry them out for a couple of minutes, making sure that they do not burn.
  2. Add the sprouts, sweet potatoes, the garlic head (cut in half), bay leaf and the thyme. Cover and shake the pan so that the vegetables will warm up but not burn.
  3. Add a little stock and cover. The steam will start to cook the vegetables.
  4. You might need to repeat step 3 a couple of times, depending on how cooked you like your vegetables (make sure that the pan is dry before adding more stock).
  5. When the vegetables are cooked to your liking, add the chestnuts, and warm them up.
  6. Remove from the fire; add the cranberries, honey, butter, some rapeseed oil and the black pepper. Toss altogether, adjust the seasoning and serve.

Tip: If using dry cranberries, boil them in water for a few minutes to plump them up.

Preparation Time: 10 minutes

Cooking Time: 10-15 minutes

Serves 4

Ingredients

  • 2 large sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 2 cm cubes
  • 250g sprouts (if large, cut them in half)
  • 100g cooked and peeled chestnuts
  • 75g fresh cranberries or 50g dried cranberries
  • 2tsp honey
  • 1/2tsp fennel seeds
  • 1 garlic head
  • 4 sprigs thyme
  • Extra virgin rapeseed oil
  • Cracked black pepper
  • Stock or water
  • 50g butter
  • 1 bay leaf

RELATED ARTICLES

Related Articles

100 ways to brighten up your January
Parenting
100 ways to brighten up your January
100 ways to brighten up your January Need some ideas to brighten up boring old...
Pizza Bianco
Recipes & Food
Pizza Bianco
Pizza Bianco Masterchef winner and actress Lisa Faulkner shares one of her...
Cheese and chive biscuits
Recipes & Food
Cheese and chive biscuits
Cheese and chive biscuits These savoury biscuits couldn't be simpler, and you...
Veggie nuggets with curry mango dip
Recipes & Food
Veggie nuggets with curry mango dip
Veggie nuggets with curry mango dip These healthy veggie nuggets are so good...

email block

my-baby-has-a-lump-in-his-groin-should-i-be-worriedBaby & Toddler Health

My baby has a lump in his groin, should I be worried?

Finding a lump in your baby's groin can be scary, so read our advice to help ease your concern.
toddler-scared-of-the-dark-what-should-you-doToddlers

Toddler scared of the dark what should you do?

Fear of the dark is common in children, but it shouldn’t be ignored.
can-a-smear-test-create-the-risk-of-miscarriagePregnancy

Can a smear test create the risk of miscarriage?

Most women from the age of 25 to 49 will have a smear test every three years, but will it...
win-the-new-little-dish-classics-range-and-a-personalised-little-dish-for-your-toddlerWin

Win the new Little Dish Classics range and a personalised ‘little dish’ for your toddler’

Win the new Little Dish Classics range and a personalised ‘Little Dish’ for your toddler
win-a-mam-electric-steriliser-and-express-warmer-worth-90Win

Win a MAM electric steriliser and express warmer worth £90

One lucky winner will receive a brand new MAM Electric steriliser and express warmer worth £90.
win-a-bloom-blossom-bedtime-baby-sleep-routine-skincare-setWin

Win a Bloom and Blossom Bedtime Baby Sleep Routine Skincare Set

Win a Bloom & Blossom Bedtime Baby Sleep Routine Skincare Set