Stir fried roots with potatoes
This is a simple mix of vegetables that is very adaptable. Purple Majesty potatoes are available from branches of Sainsbury's.
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- ½ pack (about 600g) Purple Majesty potatoes
- 1 large carrot, peeled and cut into quarters lengthways
- 1 parsnip, peeled and cut into quarters lengthways
- 1 whole Fennel bulb, thinly sliced
- 1 large onion, peeled and thinly sliced
- 2 tablespoons sesame oil
- Handful of flat leaf parsley, chopped to garnish
- Freshly ground black pepper
- 50g smoked lean bacon cut into small pieces (See Variations below)
- Peel and cut potatoes in half.
- Place in a large, lidded pan and cover with cold water.
- Bring to the boil then reduce the heat to medium and simmer for 15 minutes until tender but still holding shape.
- Meanwhile, in a wide non-stick wok/frying pan, over a medium heat, fry the bacon pieces until starting to brown, then remove from the heat and set aside.
- Next, add 2 tablespoons of sesame oil to the wok/frying pan and add the carrots and parsnip slices and sauté over a high heat, stirring continuously for 5 mins.
- Now, add the sliced fennel, onion, a couple of tablespoons of water and season with black pepper, cover and cook over a medium heat for a further 15 minutes until the root vegetables are tender and the onion is transparent.
- Finally, strain the cooked Purple Majesty potatoes and add those and the cooked bacon back into the vegetable mix.
- Mix together and serve immediately with a sprinkling of fresh parsley on top.
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This recipe originated from the recipe section of the now inactive www.albert-bartlett.co.uk