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Provençal braised carrots


Provençal braised carrots
Chunks of carrot (different coloured varieties here), braised in a vegetable stock with herbes de Provence and served on a bed of couscous.
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Last modified on: January 27th 2019

For 4 people, you will need:

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PreparationCookingStart to finish
34 min.40 min.1 hour 14 min.
Keeping:
1 or 2 days in the fridge, covered with plastic film.
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Stage 1 - 15 min.
Provençal braised carrots : Photo of step #1
Preheat the oven to 360°F (180°C).

Prepare 1 kg 500 g carrots.

Stage 2 - 3 min.
Provençal braised carrots : Photo of step #2
Cut into 1/2 inch (1 cm) chunks.

Stage 3 - 3 min.
Provençal braised carrots : Photo of step #3
Put the carrot pieces into a bowl and add 4 tablespoons olive oil, 2 tablespoons herbes de Provence, salt and pepper.

Mix well.

Stage 4 - 1 min.
Provençal braised carrots : Photo of step #4
Transfer to an ovenproof dish. Add add 1 bayleaf and 1 sprig rosemary.

Stage 5 - 2 min.
Provençal braised carrots : Photo of step #5
Take the dish over to near the oven, then add vegetable stock to the level of the carrots.

Stage 6 - 40 min.
Provençal braised carrots : Photo of step #6
Cook for about 40 minutes, until the carrots are meltingly soft.

If, towards the end of cooking, the carrots are not yet soft and the liquid has dried up, add more stock and return to the oven for a while longer.

Stage 7 - 10 min.
Provençal braised carrots : Photo of step #7
Prepare the couscous using the instructions on the packet.

Stage 8
Provençal braised carrots : Photo of step #8
Serve the carrots on a bed of couscous.

Remarks

Mixing carrots of different colours makes the dish prettier, but does not affect the flavour, so is not essential.

You can use a poultry stock instead of the vegetable stock, which will give the carrots a more marked flavour.

Nutritional information

% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).

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Home made.

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