Buttered carrots

Braise your new-season vegetables in rich butter with a sprinkle of sugar to bring out the sweetness

  • Prep:5 mins
    Cook:25 mins
  • Serves 6
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 51
  • fat 1g
  • saturates 1g
  • carbs 9g
  • sugars 8g
  • fibre 4g
  • protein 1g
  • salt 0.1g


  • 800g new-season carrots with green tops attached
  • 2 tsp caster sugar
  • knob of butter


  1. Place the carrots in a wide, shallow pan, add just enough water to cover them, then add the sugar and butter. Simmer over a medium heat until the liquid has evaporated and the carrots are cooked through – they should be glazed and shiny. Season and serve.

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