These carrots are delicious and sweet with a thick glaze. Perfect for your Christmas dinner or a special roast, the glaze brings an extra depth of flavour to your meal
Prep time: 5 mins
Cooking time: 20 mins
Total time: 25 mins
Skill level: Easy peasy
Costs: Cheap as chips
- 1 level tsp vegetable stock powder
- 30g (1oz) caster sugar
- 30g (1oz) butter
- 500g (1lb) Chantenay carrots
- Pour 300ml (½ pint) water into a pan and add the vegetable stock powder, sugar and butter. Bring to the boil, then add the carrots. Cover the pan and simmer them for 10 mins.
- Remove the pan lid and then boil rapidly until most of the liquid has evaporated, leaving the carrots with a thick glaze. Shake the pan occasionally, so that they don’t burn. Keep carrots hot until you need them.
Nutritional information per portion
This nutritional information is only a guide and is based on 2,000 calories per day. For more information on eating a healthy diet, please visit the Food Standards Agency website.
Guideline Daily Amount for 2,000 calories per day are: 70g fat, 20g saturated fat, 90g sugar, 6g salt.