Carrot & tarragon purée

This super simple, yet delicious, side dish has just three ingredients – perfect for no-fuss entertaining or with a laid-back Sunday roast

  • Prep:20 mins
    Cook:30 mins
  • Serves 8
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • Calories 86
  • Carbohydrate 6
  • Fat 6
  • Fiber 4
  • Protein 1
  • Saturated Fat 3
  • Sodium 0.5
  • Sugar 5


  • 1kg pack carrots (preferably organic), sliced
  • 50g butter
  • 1 tbsp chopped tarragon leaves


  1. Boil the carrots in salted water for 20-25 mins until tender. Drain in a colander and leave to steam-dry for 1-2 mins. Return to the pan with the butter and roughly mash if you would like a little texture in them, or blitz with a hand blender for a silky-smooth purée. Season well and stir in the tarragon. Will keep in the fridge for 3 days. Reheat in the microwave for 2-3 mins, or in a pan.