Microwave honey and fennel-glazed carrots on an oval plate

Microwave honey & fennel-glazed carrots

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  • Easy
  • Serves 6

Toss baby carrots in a fennel and honey butter and serve at a Christmas feast. They look special, and best of all, don't take up any hob space

  • Gluten-free
Nutrition: Per serving
NutrientUnit
kcal100
fat6g
saturates4g
carbs9g
sugars8g
fibre3g
protein1g
salt0.2g
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Ingredients

  • 40g butter, softened
  • 1 tbsp runny honey (heather honey works well)
  • 1 tsp crushed fennel seeds
  • 600g baby carrots (Chantenay), large ones halved
  • ½ bunch of parsley, finely chopped

Method

  • STEP 1

    Mash the butter in a bowl with the honey and fennel seeds. Cover and chill until needed. Can be prepared up to three days ahead.

  • STEP 2

    Trim the tops off the carrots and wash under cold running water, scrubbing them with a clean scourer to get rid of any dirt. Put the carrots in a large, microwave-proof bowl with 2 tsp water. Cover the carrots with a microwaveable plate or lid and heat on full power for 5-6 mins until just tender. Drain, then toss with the honey and fennel butter and parsley. Taste for seasoning and serve.

Goes well with

Recipe from Good Food magazine, Christmas 2020

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