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A Weekday Menu Recipe

French Style Swedes    HT  ACC  French   35mins

Serves 4      Hot  Vegetables Pork  Herbs  Accompaniment   Dairy Gluten Wheat Free  France  Europe



900g/2lb Swedes

Salt and Black Pepper

Bouquet Garni

100g/4oz Smoked Streaky Bacon

1 Large Onion

2 tbsp Oil

1 tbsp Fresh Parsley, chopped




1. Peel the swedes, wash and cut into fingers about 12mm/1/2inch thick. Put into a saucepan of lightly salted cold water with the bouquet garni and bring to the boil. Simmer gently for 10 minutes.


2. Meanwhile, derind and dice the bacon. Peel and finely chop the onion. Heat the oil in a frying pan, add the bacon and onion and fry over a high heat, stirring frequently, until golden.


3. Drain the vegetables thoroughly, discarding the bouquet garni. Add to the frying pan with the salt, pepper and 4 tbsp of Water. Stir gently, cover and cook gently for 10 minutes.


4. Season to taste, arrange in a serving dish and sprinkle with parsley. Serve immediately.


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Chop to To cut into pieces of approximately the same size.

Slice to -  To cut food, such as bread, meat, fish or vegetables, into flat pieces of varying thickness.

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