Sesame baby carrots

This recipe makes the most of baby carrot’s sweet young flavour, perfect with the nuttiness of the sesame seeds

  • Prep:5 mins
    Cook:15 mins
  • Serves 4
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 127
  • fat 10g
  • saturates 4g
  • carbs 8g
  • sugars 8g
  • fibre 3g
  • protein 1g
  • salt 0.21g


  • 450g baby carrots
  • 25g butter
  • 1 tsp light muscovado sugar
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1 tbsp toasted sesame seed


  1. Place the carrots in a large frying pan in one layer. Dot over the butter and half cover with 200ml cold water. Bring to the boil, then simmer for about 8 mins until the liquid is almost all evaporated.

  2. Sprinkle with sugar, add the sesame oil and toss the carrots in the buttery juices over a low heat for about 4 mins until glossy. Serve mixed with the sesame seeds.

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