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.
6,0312.7/5 for 7 ratings
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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

Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,745 Kcal or 7,306 Kj28 gr231 gr72 gr
87 %11 %22 %11 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
51 Kcal or 214 Kj1 gr7 gr2 gr
3 %<1 %1 %<1 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
436 Kcal or 1,825 Kj7 gr58 gr18 gr
22 %3 %5 %3 %
% 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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Source

Home made.

More recipes?

This recipe uses (among others)
CarrotCarrot: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Duo of slow-cooked pork, Salmon "en papillote" with small vegetables, Fish fillet in express cooking envelope, Tahitian style fish, Stock-pot fish , ... All
Vegetable stockVegetable stock: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Country vegetable soup, Melt-in-the mouth meat and vegetables in a sealed casserole, Curried prawn risotto, Fisherman's Ragout, Sausages with baked beans, French style, ... All
WaterWater: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Sushi, Benoîton, Salmon chard rolls, New leavened bread, Praline, ... All
Olive oilOlive oil: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Mixed seed grissini, Pizza dough, Scallop and leek pancakes, Preserved lemons, Green asparagus omelette, ... All

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