Mirepoix

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Mirepoix

Mirepoix is the French name for a combination of onions, carrots and celery and with the addition of the flavours from parsnips, leeks, garlic all sauteed in canola oil, it is the classic start to any dish.

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  • 4-6 ServingsServings

Ingredients

  • 1 medium onion, chopped 1
  • 2 medium parsnips, peeled and chopped 2
  • 2 medium carrots, peeled and chopped 2
  • 2 large stalks celery, chopped 2
  • 1 medium leek, cleaned and chopped (white part only) 1
  • 1 clove garlic, minced 1
  • 2 Tbsp canola oil 30 mL
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Preparation

Preparation

1 Prepare vegetables. Heat canola oil in saucepan over medium-high heat.
2 Add onion, parsnips, carrots, celery, leek and garlic all at once. Cook, stirring frequently, about 15 minutes, or until vegetables are tender and lightly browned. Season with salt and pepper.

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Mirepoix is the French name for a combination of onions, carrots and celery and with the addition of the flavours from parsnips, leeks, garlic all sauteed in canola oil, it is the classic start to any dish.

Source: canolainfo.org