Macédoine of vegetables

Macédoine of vegetables
A macédoine is simply vegetables diced small (carrots and turnips) or cut small (green beans) with peas.

The different vegetables are cooked separately in salted water, then thoroughly drained.

They are only combined at the end in a mayonnaise dressing.
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Last modified on: September 3rd 2014

Keywords for this recipe:MacédoineVegetablesMayoBrunoiseDices
For 1 kg, you will need:
  • 0 carrot 400 g carrot
  • 1 turnip 400 g turnip
  • 2 green beans 300 g green beans
  • 3 peas 300 g peas
  • 4 Mayonnaise 100 g Mayonnaise
  • Total weight: 1,500 grams

Change these quantities to make: 500 g 1 kg 2 kg 3 kg
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Step by step recipe

Stage 1 - 30 min.
Macédoine of vegetables : Photo of step #1
Prepare 400 g carrot and 400 g turnip. Cut into small dice about 1/2 cm (1/4 inch) across.

Stage 2 - 15 min.
Macédoine of vegetables : Photo of step #2
Cut 300 g green beans into 1/2 cm (1/4 inch) chunks.

Stage 3 - 10 min.
Macédoine of vegetables : Photo of step #3
If you are using fresh peas, shell them to give 300 g peas, otherwise, use this weight of frozen peas.

Stage 4 - 5 min.
Macédoine of vegetables : Photo of step #4
Bring a pan of salted water to the boil (1 tablespoon of coarse salt per liter of water). Tip in the diced carrots.

Leave to cook until tender.

Stage 5 - 3 min.
Macédoine of vegetables : Photo of step #5
Remove the carrots with skimmer or araignée (spider) and drain in a strainer or colander.

Stage 6 - 15 min.
Macédoine of vegetables : Photo of step #6
Cook and drain the other vegetables in turn the same way: turnips, green beans and peas.

Note: do not throw the cooking water away, as this is now a very good vegetable stock.

Stage 7 - 3 min.
Macédoine of vegetables : Photo of step #7
It is important to drain the vegetables throroughly. I advise you to give them a whirl, each in turn, in a salad spinner...

Stage 8
Macédoine of vegetables : Photo of step #8
... then leave them to wait on a tea towel or on absorbant paper.

Stage 9 - 3 min.
Macédoine of vegetables : Photo of step #9
Finish your macédoine by mixing all the vegetables together with 100 g Mayonnaise.
A macédoine (without mayonnaise) can also be use as a garnish or stuffing, in a fish or papillote, for example.
A few days in the fridge, covered with plastic film.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,258 Kcal or 5,267 Kj30 gr118 gr74 gr
63 %11 %11 %11 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
84 Kcal or 352 Kj2 gr8 gr5 gr
4 %1 %1 %1 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
How much will it cost?
  • For 1 kg : 3.80 €

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