Christmas mixed vegetables

Easy Christmas vegetables

To get ahead, prep these vegetables the day before then heat them up on the day

By , 15 December 2016

(4 votes)

Easy Christmas vegetables
  • 5 Mins

  • Serves: 10

Nutritional Info
Each 132g serving contains
  • Energy

    237KJ

    57KCAL

    3%
  • Fat

    1.7g

    low

    2%
  • Saturates

    0.9g

    low

    5%
  • Sugars

    6.1g

    low

    7%
  • Salt

    0.13g

    low

    2%
1
of your 5-a-day
of your reference intake.
Typical energy values per 100g: 180kJ/57kcal.
Ingredients
  • 400g baby turnips
  • 400g French beans, trimmed
  • 500g Chantenay carrots
  • 15g butter
Method
  • The day before: Bring a large pan of salted water to the boil.

  • Blanch each type of veg individually for 3-6mins, depending on the size. Remove with a slotted spoon, plunge into ice-cold water, then drain. Put the veg on a tray and store in the fridge.

  • On the day: Just before it's time to serve the main course, bring a large pan of water to the boil, add the veg and cook for 2-3 mins.

  • Drain and dot with the butter. Serve in a large dish.