Honey Braised Roots
Recipe type: Side Dish
Serves: 4

  • 2 medium scarlet turnips, cut into wedges or half-moons
  • 3 medium carrots, but into same size pieces
  • 3 small or 2 medium parsnips, cut the same as the carrots
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 Tbsp. butter
  • 2 Tbsp. honey
  • Salt & pepper to taste
  • ½ c. white wine, vegetable stock, or water

  1. In a heavy bottomed large skillet over medium-high heat, melt butter & add roots.
  2. Sauté for about 5 minutes, stirring several times, until they start to brown.
  3. Add garlic & stir a few times, then add honey, salt/pepper, & liquid of choice.
  4. Turn heat to low-medium & braise until liquid is reduced to a glaze & vegetables are tender, another 10-15 minutes, adding a bit more liquid if necessary to prevent burning.