Winter Vegetable Coleslaw

Ingredients: 1 small parsnip1 small beetroot1 leek1/2 carrot1/2 apple (optional) For the dressing:1/2 cup mayonnaise1 tbsp white sugar1 1/2 tbsp lemon juice1 tbsp cider vinegar1/2 tsp ground black pepper1/4 tsp salt Method: Cut the top off the leek, remover the outer layers, and cut into 1cm slices, discarding the bottom end. Wash to remove any…

Leftover Veg & Orange Cake

A novel way to use up root vegetables is to bake up a sweet, moist sponge with citrus flavours Prep: 40 mins cook: 30 mins plus cooling Easy cuts into 15 squares Ingredients: 200g butter, melted, plus extra for greasing 140g sultana or raisins zest and juice 2 oranges, or 4 clementines 300g self-raising flour 300g light soft brown…

Spicy Root & Lentil Casserole

  The potatoes in this recipe take on the spicy flavours beautifully – the perfect veggie supper Prep: 10 mins Cook: 35 mins Easily serves 4 2 tbsp sunflower or vegetable oil 1 onion, chopped 2 garlic clove, crushed 700g potatoes, peeled and cut into chunks 4 carrot, thickly sliced 2 parsnip, thickly sliced 2 tbsp curry paste or powder 1…

Pumpkin & Parsnip Cassoulet

This warming dish is perfect for a weekend get-together Prep: 20 mins Cook: 1 hr, 25 mins Easily serves 6 Ingredients: 2 tbsp olive oil 2 large onions, chopped 500g pumpkin, deseeded, peeled and diced 500g parsnip, diced 3 garlic cloves, crushed 2 x 425g cans mixed beans, drained 780g can tomatoes 225ml red wine 300ml vegetable stock 2 large sprigs fresh thyme 1…

Honey-Roasted Roots

The perfect warming veggie dish for any roast dinner Prep: 10 mins Cook: 55 mins Easily serves 8 Ingredients: 3 tbsp olive oil 5 medium carrots, peeled and cut into long slices 1 large celeriac, peeled and cut into chunks 5 parsnips, peeled and cut into long sticks 2 tbsp clear honey 2 tsp black peppercorn, roughly cracked Heat oven to…

Parsnip Hash Browns

These crispy hash browns can be made ahead and reheated from frozen – ideal for unexpected Christmas visitors Ready in 25-35 minutes Easily serves 6 Ingredients: 450g waxy potato (such as Charlotte) 350g parsnip or other root veg 1 small onion, halved and thinly sliced 1 garlic clove, finely chopped 1 egg, beaten 4-5 tbsp sunflower oil To serve 6…