Three beautiful Christmas vegetable side dishes that are packed full of incredible flavours and are really simple to make!

Who said vegetables had to be boring? These smoky sprouts, glazed beets and baby rainbow carrots, and cauliflower cheese are guaranteed to change your mind. 

Sexy Christmas Vegetables

Sexy Christmas Vegetables

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  • 4Servings

Ingredients

Smoky Sprouts

    • 500g/ 1lb Sprouts, trimmed
    • 1/2 cup Vac packed Chestnuts
    • 1 tbs Fennel Seeds
    • 1/2 cup Dried Cranberries
    • 1 tbs Maple Syrup
    • 1 cup Coconut Bacon
    • Zest of 1/2 Lemon
    • Pinch Seasoning

Glazed Beets & Baby Rainbow Carrots

    • 5 medium-sized Beetroots, peeled
    • 250g/0.5lb Chantenay Mixed Carrots
    • Handful Baby Onions, peeled
    • Juice of Half an Orange
    • 3 tbs Maple Syrup
    • 2 tbs Balsamic Vinegar
    • 2 tbs Olive Oil
    • Couple Sprigs fresh Thyme & Rosemary

Cauliflower Cheese

    • 1/2 Head Cauliflower, cut into Florets
    • 1 Leek, chopped into 2cm rounds
    • 1 tin Coconut Milk
    • 4 tbs Nutritional Yeast
    • 1/2 cup Soaked Cashew Nuts
    • 1/2 Shallot
    • 1 tbsp Miso Paste
    • 4 tbs Non-Dairy Milk
    • Juice of half a Lemon
    • Pinch Salt & Pepper
    • 1 clove Garlic
    • 1 Bay Leaf
    • 2 Sprigs Thyme
    • Herby Breadcrumbs

Preparation

Watch the video below to cook along with Gaz Oakley, aka Avant Garde Vegan. 

This recipe was republished with permission from Avant Garde Vegan. Find the original recipe here.

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Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size: 4

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