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Bean, Sweetcorn and Carrots en Papillote Recipe



HT ACC 25mins


This is an simple and colourful vegetable side dish which is cooked in individual serving parchment or foil parcels. Works very well on the bbq too.


Serves 4

Prep & Cook Time:

25 mins

Recipe Tags:  Hot  Vegetarian  Vegetables  Herbs  Accompaniment   Gluten Wheat Free  Eggless


4 tbsp softened Butter

1 tbsp Freshly chopped Parsley

1 teasp Thyme Leaves

The grated zest of half a Lemon

Salt and Pepper

225g/8oz Fine French Beans

12 Baby sweetcorn

4 small Carrots, very thinly sliced



1.  Preheat the oven to 200C, 400F, Gas Mark 6.  If the sweetcorn are on the large side, cut them in half lengthways and make sure the carrots are sliced no thicker than 3mm/1/8th of an inch. Set aside.


2. Take four pieces of parchment each measuring about 30cm/12 inches square, fold each piece in half then cut out a heart shape as shown in the picture below.

3.  Place the softened butter in a small mixing bowl together with the parsley, thyme, lemon zest salt and pepper and mix well.


4.  Open up the parchment shapes and divide the vegetables between each, placing them close to the fold but making sure you leave a 5cm/2-inch border along the edges. , fold over the top of the parcel, line up the edges, then fold over the edges to completely seal the parcels. See

5. Place the packages on a baking sheet, and bake for 10-15 minutes until the parcels are puffed up and browning.

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Main Equipment required to make this Recipe


Parchment paper or aluminium foil

Large saucepan

Baking Tray


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