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Baby Vegetables With Marjoram

You can use any vegetable in this dish, even baby zucchini. The vegetables requiring the longest cooking time should be the first ingredients added to the pot.

Type: Vegetables
Courses: Side dish
Serves: 4 people

Recipe Ingredients

2 tablespoons 30mlOlive oil
1   Garlic clove - chopped
1 teaspoon 5mlPaprika
1   Fresh marjoram - (sm bunch) - chopped
4   Tomatoes - peeled, chopped
4 cups 948mlChicken or beef stock, or tomato juice
1/2 lb 227g / 8ozBaby fennel
1/2 lb 227g / 8ozFinger carrots
1/2 lb 227g / 8ozBaby turnips
1/2 lb 227g / 8ozBaby snow peas
1/2 lb 227g / 8ozBaby leeks - (optional)
1/2 lb 227g / 8ozSmall asparagus - (optional)
  Salt and pepper - to taste

Recipe Instructions

In a large saucepan with a lid, heat the oil over medium heat. Add the garlic and cook until golden, three to five minutes. Remove from heat, stir in the paprika, then add the marjoram, tomatoes, and stock or juice.

Place a steamer in the pot and return to heat. Add the fennel, carrots and turnips, cover and steam for four minutes. Add the snow peas and leeks, cook an additional four minutes. Add the asparagus and steam a few minutes more.

When the vegetables are tender, arrange them in individual soup plates. Quickly reduce the cooking liquid over high heat and pour over vegetables.

Home & Garden TV -- Home Grown Cooking - Episode 131


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