Starters and hors d'oeuvres

Maple Caramelized Vegetables

Maple Caramelized Vegetables

Ingredients
  • 1 medium carrot, peeled
  • 1 medium parsnip, peeled
  • 1/2 sweet potato, peeled
  • 1/2 first-size celery root, peeled
  • 1/2 zucchini
  • 1 tablespoon of butter
  • 2 tablespoons of maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup of pecans
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Pieces of maple sugar, to taste
Cooking time
10 minutes
Servings
4 portions
Method
  1. Cut the vegetables into julienne strips and steam all, except for the zucchini, for 5 minutes. Add the zucchini strips and steam for 2 more minutes.
  2. Remove from heat.
  3. Melt butter in a frying pan.
  4. Add maple syrup and cook for one minute while stirring.
  5. Add the vegetables to the pan and coat in the maple sauce. Season with salt and pepper. Remove from heat.
  6. Broil the pecans in the oven on high heat. Serve the vegetables with the broiled pecans. Sprinkle with maple sugar pieces, if desired.