Swede is such a sexy veg!
Pan fried swede – a magical accompaniment
This is a terrific side dish to go with roast chicken or pork chops. My two kids didn’t miss potatoes one bit with this!
3 smoked bacon rashers snipped into small pieces or 75 gm lardon
1 tbsp olive oil
1 swede. peeled and cut into small cubes
1 tbsp of fresh thyme
2 whole cloves, peeled and sliced
3 tbsps red wine vinegar
1 tbsp of runny honey
Pan fry the bacon or lardon in a non stick frying pan over a medium heat until crisp and golden.
Spoon out of the pan into a warm dish and put to one side.
Return pan to heat and add the olive oil, along with the swede, thyme and garlic. Season well.
Cook for 15 – 20 minutes until the swede is soft and golden.
Add the vinegar, honey and the bacon / lardon and cook for a further 5-10 minutes until the vinegar is absorbed.
I cannot recommend this dish highly enough – humble but hearty – plain but perfect – take the lead –
feed ’em with swede!!
If there is anyone out there from the Swede Marketing Board – I am your man for swede slogans!!