Buttery root vegetables

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PREP TIME

15 min

TOTAL TIME

20 min

Serves

6

Buttery root vegetables


Ingredients

  • 3 large carrots , peeled
  • 3 large turnips , peeled
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp fresh thyme leaves

Instructions

  • BOIL a large pot of water. Slice carrots diagonally, 1/4 in. thick. Cut turnips in half. Then cut into 1/4-in. slices. Add carrots to boiling water. Cook 1 min, then add turnips. Cook until vegetables are just tender but still firm, about 3 more min. Drain, then return vegetables to same pot set over medium. Stir in butter,salt and maple syrup. Cook, stirring frequently, until glazed, 1 to 2 min. Sprinkle with fresh thyme. Serve immediately. 

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 73,
  • Protein
  • 1 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 9 g,
  • Fat
  • 4 g,
  • Fibre
  • 2 g,
  • Sodium
  • 183 mg.
  • Excellent source of
  • Vitamin A

Serve with Tourtière Tart.