|Preparation||Cooking||Start to finish|
|20 min.||2 hours 12 min.||2 hours 32 min.|
|1||Prepare the stock by dissolving 2 chicken stock cubes in 1 litre water (hot).
|2||Peel, rinse and dry 1 kg carrots.
Prepare and chop 1 onion.
|3||Use a large casserole or pan that can go both on the hob and in the oven. Put on medium heat and pour in 1 tablespoon olive oil.
When hot, lightly brown 250 g belly (streaky) bacon (cut into thin rashers) on both sides.
Do this in batches and set aside. You will need one rasher of bacon (or slice of ham) per carrot.
|4||You can use cured ham as well as, or instead of, the bacon.|
|5||After frying the bacon, add 3 tablespoons olive oil and the chopped onion. Salt and pepper, then leave to cook for 2 or 3 minutes, stirring frequently.
Turn off the heat.
Preheat the oven to 300°F (150°C).
|6||Wrap each carrot in a strip of bacon or ham and pack tightly in the bottom of the casserole.||5 min.|
|7||Pour enough stock over to just cover the carrots.||2 min.|
|8||Cook in the oven for one and a half to two hours (or longer), until the carrots are soft, melting even.
Take the lid off after the first hour to allow the stock to reduce a little.
|9||Serve with potato purée, for example, and pour a little of the reduced cooking stock over the top.|
For 4 people : 2.88 €
Per person : 0.72 €
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