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Recipes Healthy Quick and Easy

Whopper Tasty Vegetables

Ingredients
  • 1 Packet of baby carrots
  • 1 Bunch of thyme
  • Parmesan cheese
  • 1 Lemon
  • 1 Packet of long stem broccoli
  • Some thyme leaves

Instructions

Step 1

The ingredients are massively simple and it won't take more than half an hour to make these. Splash out a bit and get the really nice organic baby carrots.

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Step 2

Chop the green stalks off but leave a little there as it looks pretty for presentation

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Step 3

Don't peel them with a peeler as you lose loads of the nutrients that live just under the skin. Wash them with cold running water and then just gently remove the skin with a sharp knife.

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Step 4

Pour a good amount of olive oil over them and a good few of the thyme leaves. Only use fresh thyme for this.

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Step 5

Season them up with a good bit of salt and pepper. Toss them all around and lash that into the oven at 180C for about 20-25 minutes giving them the odd toss.

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Step 6

Bring a pot of water to the boil and lash in the broccoli and cook it for a max of about 90 seconds to 2 minutes.

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Step 7

Whip it out of the water and cool it down immediately with cold running water.

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Step 8

Take the carrots out. They'll be nice and sticky and sweet.

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Step 9

Lash the broccoli on to the tray and grate the zest of the lemon on to them.

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Step 10

Squeeze the juice of the lemon onto the veggies. Toss them up in the tray and throw them back in the oven at 180 for about 4-5 minutes.

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Step 11

Take them out and grate a little of the parmesan on to the veggies. Toss them up and make sure to keep the absolutely delicious cooking juices to pour over the top.

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Step 12

Serve them up all layered on top of each other. Have you ever seen more mind blowing colours?

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Written By

Niall Harbison

Niall founded our sister site Lovin' Dublin with a few simple aims: discover new places to eat in Dublin and share simple recipes cooked up in his kitchen.

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