Braised Salsify

Preparation info

  • Serves

    6

    as a side
    • Difficulty

      Complex

Appears in

Autumn and Winter Cooking with a Veg Box (Riverford Companions)

Autumn and Winter Cooking with a Veg Box (Riverford Companions)

By Guy Watson

Published 2015

  • About

Cubes of silky-tender salsify make a good winter side dish for slow-roast lamb or pork shoulder, which can go in the low oven at the same time. This is Riverford Cook Anna’s favourite way to cook salsify.

Ingredients

  • 1 kg salsify
  • 4 tbsp olive oil
  • juice of 1

Method

Heat the oven to 170°C/Gas 3. Scrub and peel the salsify then cut into chunky pieces. If you have an extra moment, roll-cut for attractive pointy shapes that are best at caramelising. Keep them in a bowl of water acidulated with some lemon juic