3 ways with festive veg

Essential accompaniments to every Christmas dinner!
11.12.20
3 ways with festive veg

Three delicious festive veg recipes by Chris Baber and M&S. Find more Christmas inspiration on their food hub.

BRUSSELS WITH A CRUNCH RECIPE

Say goodbye to soggy sprouts and hello to crunchy breadcrumbs and crispy bacon.

INGREDIENTS

  • 500g Brussels sprouts
  • Knob of butter
  • 50g Cook with M&S breadcrumbs
  • 1 garlic clove, sliced
  • 4 rashers streaky bacon, chopped
  • 1 onion, chopped

METHOD

  1. Bring a large pan of salted water to the boil and cook the sprouts for 5 minutes. Drain and run under a cold tap until cold.
  2. Heat a large knob of butter in a frying pan and fry the breadcrumbs and garlic until golden and crispy. Remove and set aside.
  3. Return the pan to the heat and fry bacon and onion until softened.
  4. Add the sprouts and fry for a further 5 minutes until tender and starting to caramelise.
  5. Serve immediately, topped with the golden, garlicky breadcrumbs.

PERFECT PARSNIPS RECIPE

Enhance the natural flavour of parsnips with a squeeze of sweet honey.

INGREDIENTS

  • 500g parsnips, cut into wedges
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tsp Cook with M&S parsnip seasoning
  • Squeeze of honey

METHOD

  1. Preheat oven to 200ºC / 180º fan / gas mark 6.
  2. Place parsnip wedges in a bowl and mix well with the olive oil and parsnip seasoning.
  3. Add to a baking tray, and roast for 30 - 35 minutes until golden, turning halfway through and adding a good drizzle of honey.

HONEY ROASTED CARROTS RECIPE

Simple to make and delicious to eat, these carrots will be a winner with the family come Christmas.

INGREDIENTS

  • 500g carrots, cut into wedges
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tsp Cook with M&S magic sprinkle
  • Squeeze of honey

METHOD

  1. Preheat oven to 200º / 180º fan / gas mark 6.
  2. Place carrot wedges in a bowl and mix well with the olive oil and Cook with M&S magic sprinkle.
  3. Add to a baking tray and roast for 30 - 35 minutes until golden, turning halfway through and adding a good drizzle of honey.

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