In search of Christmas inspiration? Why not strive our scrumptious recipe utilizing seasonal produce that makes the proper vegan festive facet or Boxing Day meal.
What’s in season this December: Brussel sprouts, celeriac, parsnips, kale, purple onion squash
1 butternut squash, minimize into 2cm chunks
4 tablespoons further virgin olive oil
2 teaspoons floor cumin
2 teaspoons floor coriander
400g brussels sprouts
Juice of 1 lemon
100g feta (or vegan different)
A big handful of crispy shallots (you can also make these your self!) 1 shallot / 4 tbsp vegetable oil
For the dressing
2 tablespoons olive oil
1.5 tablespoons cranberry sauce
2 tablespoons purple wine vinegar or sherry vinegar
1/2 shallot, finely diced
1. Preheat the oven 180°C. On a baking tray, toss the butternut squash chunks in 2 tablespoons further virgin olive oil and the spices. Season nicely with salt and pepper. Roast for half-hour till gentle and starting to caramelised.
2. In a frying pan, warmth up the veg oil. As soon as sizzling, add the shallots and gently fry till golden brown. Drain onto kitchen paper and go away to chill.
3, Shred the brussels sprouts finely with a knife, add to a big bowl and squeeze over the juice of the lemon, season nicely, and drizzle with the remaining 2 tablespoons olive oil.
4. Combine the elements for the dressing collectively in a separate bowl, mashing down the cranberry sauce till it turns into unfastened.
5. To plate up, toss the rocket in with the brussels sprouts then switch to a big platter. Scatter the butternut squash chunks excessive, then garnish with crumbled feta and crispy onions. Pour the dressing over and revel in.
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