Source: CanolaInfo Test Kitchen | Category: Entrees, Sauté/Stir-Frying

Mirepoix

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

Mirepoix

Ingredients

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

Instructions

  • 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.

Yield

4 to 6 servings

serving size

nutritional analysis

Per Serving

Calories130
Total Fat7 g
Saturated Fat0.5 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Carbohydrates16 g
Fiber4 g
Protein2 g
Sodium200 mg