Caramelised carrots & onions

Caramelised carrots & onions

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Prep: 15 mins Cook: 40 mins

Easy

Serves 8
The perfect caramelised carrots to accompany any roast - try them alongside your Christmas turkey

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal129
  • fat7g
  • saturates4g
  • carbs15g
  • sugars13g
  • fibre3g
  • protein2g
  • salt0.15g
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Ingredients

  • 500g carrot, peeled and cut into long chunks
    Carrot

    Carrot

    ka-rot

    The carrot, with its distinctive bright orange colour, is one of the most versatile root…

  • 50g butter
    Butter

    Butter

    butt-err

    Butter is made when lactic-acid producing bacteria are added to cream and churned to make an…

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
    olive oil

    Olive oil

    ol-iv oyl

    Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…

  • 8 red onion, peeled and quartered with root intact
  • 3 sprigs thyme

    Thyme

    This popular herb grows in Europe, especially the Mediterranean, and is a member of the mint…

  • 1 tbsp soft brown sugar
  • 3 tbsp red wine
  • 1 tbsp good-quality balsamic vinegar
    Balsamic vinegar

    Balsamic vinegar

    bal-sam-ick vin-ee-gah

    True Balsamic vinegar is an artisan product from Modena, in Emilia Romagna, Italy, and is made…

Method

  1. Blanch carrots in a pan of boiling salted water for 3 mins, drain well, then pat dry. In a large pan, melt the butter and oil, then fry the carrots, onions and thyme over a low heat for 30 mins until golden.

  2. Stir in the sugar and red wine and bubble for a few mins to boil off the alcohol. Add the vinegar, then continue to cook until syrupy, about 5 mins. Remove the sprigs of thyme and serve. Make up to 2 days ahead, stored in a covered container. Tip back into a pan and reheat or use a microwave.

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Comments (43)

meme55's picture
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This is a lovely recipe. When we have a dinner party I make them the day before and then reheat.

drjacquismith's picture

Had these for christmas lunch after given the recipe by someone - perfect! Definitely do these again.

debrafromhull's picture
5

Very easy - did them for Boxing day dinner.
Would use recipe again.

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