Home    Subscribe    Contact    Login
Submit your recipes for a share of ad revenue - click 'write for us'

Bright Beetroot and Crunchy Carrots

by Jamie0liversgirl (follow)
Vegetables (54)      Snacks (18)      Beetroot (11)      Carrots (7)     
Vegetables are more tolerable when they're cooked in a certain way, or presented in a more fun manner, than just plonking them on a plate. To make use of the earth vegetables which are now in season in the UK, I've cooked a few carrots, and beetroot in an easy-to-eat, fun way.



I am determined to make the humble vegetable a friend to my niece and nephew, who really struggle with root veggies - beetroot in particular. Be prepared for pink-stained hands, pink-stained carrots, and a nutrient-rich side dish.

Preparation Time: 2 minutes
Cooking Time: 15 minutes
Makes: 2 servings

Ingredients
1 Beetroot bulb
3 Carrots
Handful of Kale (optional)
Sprig Parsley
Sprig Thyme
Chunks of cheddar cheese
Tsp Coconut oil
Tsp Olive oil

Method
Thoroughly wash the beeroot and slice it into 'chip' sized chunks.



Place in a saucepan and boil for 10 minutes.



Wash the carrots and halve.



Place in the same saucepan as the beetroot for the last 5 minutes of cooking.



Pink carrots are just what you want - any sort of colour associated with Barbie, toys, or general 'playing', go down a treat.

Remove the vegetables from the saucepan and place in a griddle/frying pan with the oil and all of the seasoning.




Cook the vegetables over a medium heat for 10 minutes.



Coconut oil is the perfect fat - it allows the nutrients of the carrots to be absorbed more easily.

Remove the carrots and beetroot from the griddle pan and arrange on a plate.



I like to arrange the vegetables like a grumpy face, so the little ones don't see beetroot, and carrots, but something they can enjoy eating.



Carve out two small knobs of cheese using a knife.



Add the two small pieces of cheese to the beetroot 'eyes' of the dish.



The cheese makes a nice additive, and cheese with beetroot is a fantastic pairing.

When I served my niece a small plate of these snacks she exclaimed: "Look Auntie I'm eating the nose!". I took that as a good sign.

Categories
#Snacks
#Carrots
#Beetroot
#Vegetables
I like this Recipe - 5
[ print friendly ]
Share: email  facebook  twitter
More Recipes by Jamie0liversgirl
Adapted from a healthier desserts cook book, I whipped up this honey and lemon cake when everyone ne...
510 views
Rosemary is the perfect accompaniment to citrus fruits, and this is demonstrated no better, than wit...
102 views
Bright yellow makes me smile, and turns a normal dish into a sunshiney meal
102 views
Boost your little ones immune systems with some home-made sauerkraut
274 views
This is as fun to drink as it is pretty
84 views
Getting little ones to eat beetroot couldn't be easier with this fool-proof, yet nutritious recipe...
435 views
view all recipes by Jamie0liversgirl
Articles by Jamie0liversgirl on Other Hubs
ID: 4686
[ Submit a Comment ]
Trending Recipes
Vanilla slices are a delicious, custard-filled dessert
2214 views
Since my discovery that Lilli Pilli fruits (also known as Riberries) are indeed edible, I have b...
by Lucy
13348 views
A super easy recipe for naan bread that does not require yeast! This naan bread is beautitful, soft ...
3110 views
This recipe is one of my Nan's - a total childhood favourite! Preparation Time: 10 minutes C...
11955 views
Light and fluffy Milo flavoured cookies that make a perfect for a lunch box treat
4896 views
A crunchy honey treat that is perfect for lunch boxes and kids parties! Preparation Time: 10...
1763 views
A gorgeous chocolate mud cake with an orange twist
6752 views
How do you get your kids to eat their salad? The solution is simple
775 views
Why deep fry when you can bake your schnitzel in the oven with excellent results! If you don'...
51127 views
Kids are great lovers of tuna, so why not combine their great with rice for a soon to be new favouri...
760 views
Categories
Dinner (157)
Lunch (140)
Dessert (130)
Healthy (145)
Easy (142)
Quick (90)
Family (72)
Snack (110)
Baking (86)
Chicken (79)
Treat (74)
Fruit (58)
Vegan (57)
Cake (54)
Salad (53)
Party (44)
Cookie (36)
Raw (36)
Eggs (35)
Kids (34)
Simple (34)
Cheese (32)
Sweet (27)
Toddler (27)
Fish (25)
Pasta (23)
Banana (22)
Biscuit (22)
Lemon (22)
Picnic (20)
Sweets (19)
Apple (18)
Drinks (18)
Snacks (18)
Juice (17)
Egg (17)
Avocado (16)
Soup (15)
Bread (14)
Orange (14)
Slice (14)
Cupcake (14)
Tuna (13)
Jam (12)
 
Copyright 2012-2018 OatLabs ABN 18113479226. mobile version