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Sweet carrot purée

Have something a little different on the side of your roast this week

  • Prep: 10 mins
    Cook: 30 mins
  • Serves 6
  • Easy
  • Serves 6
  • Easy
  • Calories 114
  • Carbohydrates 19.1
  • Saturated Fat 2
  • Sugar 17
  • Protein 1.6
  • Fat 4
  • Fibre 5
  • Salt 0.16

Nutrition per serving

  • Calories 114
  • Carbohydrates 19.1
  • Saturated Fat 2
  • Sugar 17
  • Protein 1.6
  • Fat 4
  • Fibre 5
  • Salt 0.16

Ingredients

  • large knob of butter
  • 2 onions, thinly sliced
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1kg carrots, sliced
  • bunch of parsley, finely chopped

Tip

Add cheese
For a delicious cheesy version, beat in 100g/4oz coarsely grated mature cheddar in place of the parsley.

Method

  1. Melt the butter in a large frying pan and cook the onions and sugar together for 20-30 mins, stirring from time to time, until very soft and dark golden.

  2. Meanwhile, boil or steam the carrots for 15-20 mins until very tender. Drain well and return to the pan. Add the caramelised onions and using a hand blender, whizz to make a smooth purée. Stir in the parsley and serve.

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