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

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 114
  • fat 4g
  • saturates 2g
  • carbs 19.1g
  • sugars 17g
  • fibre 5g
  • protein 1.6g
  • salt 0.16g


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


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


  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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