Prep 10 mins
Cook 40 mins
Salsify is a carrot-like root vegetable that tastes a little like oysters, and is known as "poor-man's oysters". To make vegetarian, substitute margarine for the butter. Posted from an online source in response to a recipe request.
- 4 large salsify
- 1 lemon, juice of
- 1 teaspoon peppercorn
- 5 sprigs thyme
- 1 bay leaf
- 1 teaspoon coriander seed
- 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
- 1 tablespoon butter
- salt and black pepper, to taste
- Peel the salsify, place in saucepan and cover with water; add lemon juice, peppercorns, 3 sprigs of thyme, bay leaf, coriander, and salt to taste.
- Bring to a simmer and cook until tender.
- Remove salsify from liquid and cool, cut into small pieces of equal size.
- Heat skillet over medium heat and add olive oil.
- Add salsify and season with salt and pepper.
- Cook until golden brown.
- Add the butter and the remaining sprigs of thyme and toss until the butter melts.
- Remove from heat and drain well on paper towels.