Swede with lemon

This slightly sweet lemon sauce can be used on other vegetables such as parsnips, carrots, kūmara, turnips, pumpkin or yams.

Swede with lemon


Serves 4

1 swede, peeled and sliced into bite-sized chunks
1 Tbsp brown sugar
1 Tbsp canola oil
1 lemon juice, juice of and lemon rind, finely sliced
freshly ground black pepper, to taste
thinly sliced spring onion greens


Place swede, sugar, oil, lemon juice and rind, and pepper in a microwave proof dish.
Mix, cover and cook on high power for 4-6 minutes or until tender.
Stir once during cooking.
Serve garnished with spring onion tops.

Variation: Mix 2 spring onions, thinly sliced diagonally, through the swede before serving.

Nutrition Information Panel

Per Serving [4 Serves]
Energy 350kj
Protein 1.5g
Total fat 3.7g
- saturated fat 0.3g
Carbohydrates 9.0g
- sugars 8.7g
Fibre 4.5g
Sodium 20mg

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