No-peel braised carrots served in a dish

No-peel braised carrots

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Prep: 5 mins Cook: 30 mins

Easy

Serves 6-8

Don’t waste time peeling and chopping carrots – just braise baby carrots with butter, sugar and fennel seeds for the perfect side dish

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: Per serving (8)

  • kcal47
  • fat3g
  • saturates2g
  • carbs3g
  • sugars3g
  • fibre1g
  • protein1g
  • salt0.2g

Ingredients

  • 300ml vegetable stock
  • 300g baby topped carrots
    Carrot

    Carrot

    ka-rot

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

  • 2 tbsp butter
    Butter

    Butter

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    Butter is a dairy product made from separating whole milk or cream into fat and…

  • 1 tsp caster sugar
  • 1 tsp fennel seeds, crushed
    Fennel seeds

    Fennel seeds

    feh-nell seeds

    A dried seed that comes from the fennel herb, fennel seeds look like cumin seeds, only greener,…

Method

  1. Heat the vegetable stock, then tip the carrots into a deep frying pan. Add the butter, sugar, fennel seeds and the hot stock. Season to taste. 

  2. Simmer, uncovered, over a medium heat for 25-30 mins or until the carrots are cooked through and the liquid is reduced and glossy.

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