Carrots

Ingredient of the week: carrots

The orange vegetables we’ve come to know and love were, in fact, originally purple and bred orange by the Dutch. They do exist in purple, red, white and yellow varieties...

Honey and thyme roasted carrots

Ingredients (Serves 4) 450g/1lb carrots, washed and trimmed 1 tbsp olive oil 1 tbsp runny honey 2 tbsp lemon juice salt and freshly ground black pepper a few fresh thyme...

Tarragon baked chicken and carrots

Ingredients (Serves 4) 400g bunch of new season carrots with tops 2 tbsp olive oil 1 clove garlic, chopped zest and juice of 1 lemon 20g fresh tarragon, trimmed and...

Sticky Pork Kebabs with Sweet Carrot Slaw

Ingredients (Serves 4) 2tbsp vegetable oil 1tbsp reduced-salt dark soy sauce 3tbsp tomato ketchup ½tsp Chinese five spice Zest and juice of 1 orange 500g pork loin steaks, trimmed and...

Slaw Salad with Mango and Chilli

Ingredients (Serves 4) 1tbsp sunflower oil 3tbsp sunflower seeds 4tbsp pumpkin seeds 225g white cabbage, cored and finely shredded 2 carrots, peeled and coarsely grated 1 firm medium mango, peeled...

12 things you probably didn't know about carrots

Carrots are naturally low in calories An 80g serving of cooked carrots contains just 24 calories, making them a great choice if you’re watching your weightCarrots are naturally low in...



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