Hot dressed carrots with coriander

Superhealthy side dish, counts as 1 of 5-a-day

  • Prep:5 mins
    Cook:5 mins
  • Serves 4
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 118
  • fat 9g
  • saturates 1g
  • carbs 10g
  • sugars 9g
  • fibre 3g
  • protein 1g
  • salt 0.08g


  • 500g bag carrots, thickly sliced on the diagonal
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • small bunch coriander, roughly chopped
  • ½ lemon, juice only


To cook carrots in the microwave, put them in a microwave-proof dish, pour in 100ml water then cover with cling film. Pierce cling film then microwave on High for 8 mins, until just tender.


  1. Boil the carrots for 4 mins or until just tender, then drain well. Mix together the olive oil, coriander and lemon juice in a large bowl or serving dish, then toss with the carrots. Season to taste. Serve hot or warm with lamb, chicken or fish.

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