Carrots and parsnips with maple and orange glaze
- December 2009
- serves 8
- Takes 10 minutes to make, 40 minutes to cook
Sweet glazed carrots and parsnips are a notable accompaniment to a Christmas lunch. These vegetables with maple and orange glaze are even sweeter, as they can be frozen in advance.
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- Vegetarian recipes
- 96 kcals
- 3.5g (0.5g saturated)
- 15.8g (11.1g sugar)
- 400g chantenay carrots, cut
- into batons
- 400g parsnips, cut into batons
- 2 tbsp olive oil
- Small handful fresh thyme leaves
- Grated zest and juice of ½ orange
- 4 tbsp maple syrup
- Preheat the oven to 200°C/fan180°C/gas 6. Put the carrots and parsnips in a large roasting tin, drizzle with the oil, salt and pepper and most of the thyme, and roast for 30 minutes.
- Drizzle over the orange juice and zest and maple syrup, and roast for 10 minutes until caramelised. Scatter with thyme before serving.
To freeze: Parboil the prepared carrots and parsnips in boiling water for 4-5 minutes, drain, then place in a single layer on a bking sheet until cool. Open-freeze until solid, then transfer to freezer bags. When you want to eat them, put the frozen veg in a roasting tin with a drizzle of oil and roast for 15 minutes, then add the glaze.
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