Friday, 16 December 2011

Bundles of goodness

Roasted vegetables wrapped in bacon


The perfect side order to Christmas Dinner
The main part of this dish can be made well in advance and kept in the fridge overnight.

Roast vegetable and bacon bundles
( Makes 8 bundles )
6 parsnips cut into thick batons
6 carrots cut into thick batons
I tablespoon of honey or maple syrup
4 tablespoons sherry vinegar
small bunch of thyme
8 thin slices Presunto Serrano or streaky bacon
Olive oil

Heat the oven to200C /fan 180C /gas 6.
Simmer the vegetables until al dente about 5 to 6 minutes
Drain, then toss in a pan over a low heat with the honey and sherry vinegar
until glazed and caramelised.Season.
( Up to this stage can be made and stored in the fridge oivernight )
Make up into bundles, add a sprig or two of thyme to each bundle 
and wrap with  the ham or bacon.
Lay the bundles on a baking tray, brush with olive oil and roast for 20 minutes.

2 comments:

  1. oh my lord these look so incredible!... so incredible!

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  2. They are definitely something to look forward to!

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