Carrots-Swede Vichy

Carrots-Swede Vichy

Published February 8, 2013 | Written by

Published by: Healthline Exclusive

Servings: 4
Total Time: 20 min

Prep Time: 10 min | Cook Time: 10 min


This Scottish traditional side dish is updated with fresh herbs and a splash of lemon. Perfect for kids due to their sweetness and vibrant colours.

Nutrition Facts
Serving size: 7.5 oz.
Calories per serving: 84
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5.2g 8%
Saturated Fat 0.8g 4%
Sodium 253mg 11%
Total Carbohydrate 10.1g 3%
Protein 1.0g 1%
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.


  • 4 cups water
  • 6 ounces baby carrots, quartered
  • 6 ounces swede, peeled and cubed
  • 2 tablespoons margarine
  • 2 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoon parsley, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon chives, finely chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Step by Step:

  1. Heat a saucepan over a medium heat. Add the carrots, swede, 15g of the margarine, salt and water. Cook for 10 minutes until the vegetables are tender.
  2. Drain the vegetables and transfer to a bowl. Add the lemon juice, parsley and chives and stir gently until combined.