Honey Roasted Swede with Chilli and Cumin

Try this roasted swede as an alternative to roast potatoes on your Christmas Dinner- bursting with flavour and only a quarter of the calories of some roast potato recipes.

Packed with fibre as well as Vitamin A and Vitamin C, this often overlooked vegetable makes a great addition to a Christmas table.

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Honey Roasted Swede with Chilli and Cumin

  • Author: Rachel Wilcock
  • Total Time: 55 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x


Swede with a difference!



1 large swede , peeled and cut into large chunks

2 tbsp olive oil

1 tbsp clear honey

1 tsp cumin seed

1 large red chilli, deseeded and chopped

small bunch coriander, chopped


  1. Heat oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6. Toss the swede in olive oil in a shallow roasting tin, then season. Roast in the oven for 35-40 mins, tossing occasionally, until the swede is golden and soft.
  2. Stir in the honey and cumin seeds, and continue to roast for 10 mins until just starting to catch. Remove and stir through the chilli and coriander to serve.


You can add more heat by increasing the amount of chilli you use

  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 45


  • Calories: 97

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