Carrot, Orange & Poppy Seed Bake

Total Time
50mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 40 mins

From Jenny Stacey's What's Cooking - Vegetarian. Not yet tried by myself, I have entered this recipe here for safekeeping as the picture looks fantastic and the recipe seems easy.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 F/180°C.
  2. Cook the carrots and leek in boiling salted water for 5-6 minutes.
  3. Drain well and transfer to a hallow baking dish until required.
  4. Mix the orange juice, honey, garlic, mixed spice and thyme together and pour the mixture over the vegetables.
  5. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  6. Cover the baking dish and cook in oven for 30 minutes or until the vegetables are tender.
  7. Remove the lid and sprinkle with poppy seeds.
  8. Garnish with fresh thyme sprigs and pieces of orange rind.
  9. Serve.
  10. Variation#1: Use 2 tsp cumin instead of mixed spice.
  11. Variation#2: Use lemon or limes instead of orange juice, and garnish with the appropriate rind.

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