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.
15,9962.6/5 for 9 ratings
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Last modified on: January 27th 2019

For 8 people, you will need:

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34 min.40 min.1 hour 14 min.
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Keeping:

1 or 2 days in the fridge, covered with plastic film.

Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 15 min.
Provençal braised carrots : Photo of step #1
Preheat the oven to 360°F (180°C).

Prepare 3 kgs 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 8 tablespoons olive oil, 4 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 2 bayleaves and 2 sprigs 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.
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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
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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
3,490 Kcal or 14,612 Kj55 gr462 gr143 gr
175 %21 %44 %22 %
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.

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