buttered chantenay carrots

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
Serves: 6-8
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





    1. 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.


    1. 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


fat 3.0g saturates 2.0g calories 65(kcal)


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.