Spice and Honey Glazed Carrots and Parsnips

Description

Spiced and honey glazed carrots and parsnips

Ingredients

  • 500g parsnips
  • 500g carrots
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 cinnamon stick, broken into two
  • 3 star anise
  • 1 tablespoon clear honey
  • 150ml chicken stock
  • a few knobs of butter
  • salt and pepper

Instructions

  1. Peel and chop the parsnips and carrots so that the pieces are all of a similar size, quarters work well.
  2. Heat the olive oil in a roasting tray on the hob. Add the carrots, parsnips and toss to coast in the oil. Add the thyme, cinnamon, star anise and some seasoning. Drizzle over the honey and allow the vegetables to pick up a bit of colour before adding the stock. Allow to simmer turning the vegetables to help them cook evenly.
  3. Add the butter and toss through before placing the vegetables in the oven at 220C/Gas Mark 7 to cook for 25 - 30 minutes.

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