Sesame baby carrots

Sesame baby carrots

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Prep: 5 mins Cook: 15 mins


Serves 4
This recipe makes the most of baby carrot's sweet young flavour, perfect with the nuttiness of the sesame seeds

Nutrition and extra info

  • Easily doubled / halved
  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal127
  • fat10g
  • saturates4g
  • carbs8g
  • sugars8g
  • fibre3g
  • protein1g
  • salt0.21g
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  • 450g baby carrot
  • 25g butter



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

  • 1 tsp light muscovado sugar
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1 tbsp toasted sesame seed


  1. Place the carrots in a large frying pan in one layer. Dot over the butter and half cover with 200ml cold water. Bring to the boil, then simmer for about 8 mins until the liquid is almost all evaporated.

  2. Sprinkle with sugar, add the sesame oil and toss the carrots in the buttery juices over a low heat for about 4 mins until glossy. Serve mixed with the sesame seeds.

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31st Aug, 2008
A really nice little side dish! I have also tried this with Jullienne'd large carrots with less liquid and about 5 minutes cooking time.
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