Buttery caraway carrots

Buttery caraway carrots

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Prep: 10 mins Cook: 10 mins

Easy

A saintly addition to the Christmas dinner or Sunday roast! Low fat and one of your 5-a-day

Nutrition and extra info

  • Easily doubled / halved
  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal0
  • fat3g
  • saturates2g
  • carbs10g
  • sugars9g
  • fibre2g
  • protein1g
  • salt0.11g
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Ingredients

  • 1kg carrot (about 8 medium-size)
    Carrot

    Carrot

    ka-rot

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

  • 25g butter
    Butter

    Butter

    butt-err

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

  • 1 tsp caraway seed
  • small handful chopped parsley
    Parsley

    Parsley

    par-slee

    One of the most ubiquitous herbs in British cookery, parsley is also popular in European and…

Method

  1. Peel the carrots and trim off the ends. Cut in half lengthways, then cut on the diagonal into slices about ½cm thick. Place the carrots in a steamer basket and steam for 5-7 mins until softened, or place in a heatproof bowl with a little water and microwave on High for 3-5 mins.

  2. To finish the dish, gently heat the butter in a frying pan. Tip in the caraway seeds and cook for 30 secs until they start sizzling. Add the carrots and stir into the butter until glossy and heated through, about 3 mins. Toss through the parsley and serve.

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Comments (4)

goodfoodcam's picture
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We found the Caraway seeds quite sharp and unpleasant to eat... Perhaps they could do with being ground first? Anyway, unlikely to try this again...

dutes8080's picture
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Served with Christmas day Gressingham Duck (amongst other things) prepped as directed Christmas Eve and all disappeared quickly on Christmas Day. Proved a simple but tasty accompaniment.

11sk11's picture
5

such a simple way to make carrots more interesting. made this christmas eve and reheated for christmas dinner. saved loads of time

tayyaba_k's picture

luved it! mwah!

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