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needles in a haystack

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Recipe by
Wallace, NC

Web Photo: Want a dish that is easy, colorful and bursting with vitamins? Well, this is it. Fast cooking with the stirfry method in a small amount of oil and seasoned to perfection. The rosemary represents the "needles" and the julienne vegetables make the haystack. Delicious !!

(1 rating)
yield 8 serving(s)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 10 Min

Ingredients For needles in a haystack

  • 1 c
    jicama (peeled)
  • 1 c
    sweet potatoes (peeled)
  • 1 c
    brocoli stems only (peeled)
  • 1 c
    carrots (peeled)
  • 1 c
    celery stalks (strings removed)
  • 1 c
    red bell pepper (seeds removed)
  • 1 c
    green bell pepper (seeds removed)
  • 3 sprig
    rosemary (finely chopped)
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • 2 Tbsp
    peanut oil

How To Make needles in a haystack

  • 1
    Julienne all 7 vegetables (also called matchsticks)cutting the pieces about 2 - 3 inches long.
  • 2
    Pour the oil into a skillet or wok & heat on high. Add the vegetables and sprinkle the rosemary, salt & pepper on top. Cook until the vegetables are crisp tender stirring constantly.
  • 3
    This dish is great to serve with any entree. Serve hot.

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