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Easy Christmas vegetables

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

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

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Cooking Time

Cook: 5 Mins

Cooking Time

Serves: 10

Cooking Time

Price: 49p per serving

Nutritional Information

Each 132g serving contains

Energy
238kj
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/43kcal

Ingredients

400g baby turnips

400g French beans, trimmed

500g Chantenay carrots

15g butter

Method

1
The day before: Bring a large pan of salted water to the boil.
2
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.
3
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.
4
Drain and dot with the butter. Serve in a large dish.