Maple Veggie Parcels

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Recipe — Root Vegetable Parcels with Maple
Preparation Time:
12 portions
Metric Imperial



  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter
  • 2/3 cup water
  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 Pinch of salt

Maple-glazed root vegetables

  • 1 carrot, peeled and diced
  • 1/2 small celeriac, peeled and diced
  • 2 parsnips, peeled and diced
  • 1/2 small rutabaga, peeled and diced
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup (preferably amber syrup for its rich flavour)
  • 1/4 cup flat parsley, chopped
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper

Pastry glaze

  • 1 egg yolk
  • 2 tablespoons 35% whipping cream
  • 2 tablespoons maple sugar


  1. For the dough, add butter and water to a saucepan, then bring to a boil.
  2. Remove from heat, add flour and salt, then mix to a stiff dough. Cover with plastic wrap and let stand at room temperature for 20 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, in a large skillet over medium heat, sauté all vegetables in olive oil and maple syrup for 5 minutes. Add parsley, salt and pepper. Remove from heat and let cool for 30 minutes.
  4. Place rack in middle of oven and preheat to 190 °C (375 °F).
  5. Roll out dough with a rolling pin and cut into 15-cm (6-in) discs. Place discs in muffin moulds and fill each with an equal amount of root vegetables.
  6. Seal each parcel by pinching dough sides together firmly.
  7. For the glaze, beat egg yolk with cream. Brush parcels and sprinkle with maple sugar.
  8. Bake in oven for 30 minutes. Remove from oven and let rest for 10 minutes before removing from moulds.

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Maple syrup comes in four classifications, according to colour and taste.

At the start of sugaring season, syrup is generally clear, with a lightly sweet taste. It becomes darker and caramelized as the season goes on.

An unopened can of maple syrup keeps for many years.

Once the can is opened, syrup should be kept in an airtight container in a cool place.

100% pure maple butter contains no butter or dairy.

Like all 100% pure maple products, maple butter comes from the sap of the maple tree… and that’s all.