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Glazed baby turnips and carrots

This simple dish celebrates the beauty of root vegetables, one of the true joys of winter.

You'll need

360 gm baby carrots (about 2 bunches), trimmed 110 gm baby turnips (about 1 bunch), trimmed 20 gm butter, coarsely chopped ¼ tsp white sugar 160 ml chicken or vegetable stock 1 tbsp coarsely chopped flat-leaf parsley


  • 01
  • Cook carrots and turnips in a large saucepan of boiling salted water over high heat until just tender (2-3 minutes), drain and set aside.
  • 02
  • Heat butter in a large frying pan, add carrots, turnips and sugar, sauté over medium-high heat until golden (1-2 minutes). Season to taste, cover, reduce heat to low, cook until vegetables are tender (2-3 minutes). Add stock, increase heat to high and cook, shaking pan, until liquid is reduced to a glaze (4-5 minutes). Stir through parsley, season to taste, serve with squab braised with juniper.

At A Glance

  • Serves 4 people
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At A Glance

  • Serves 4 people

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Jul 2010

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