Pic of Carrot with apple

Carrot with apple

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Carrot with apple

Side Serves 4 25 min
A quick, simple vegetarian dish of sweet carrot and apple offset by fresh, piquant lemon juice. This is good with roast pork, ham or mackerel.


  • 400g carrots, cut into batons
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 small onions, finely sliced
  • 2 tsp butter or olive oil
  • 2 dessert apples, peeled and sliced
  • juice of ½ lemon
  • salt and pepper


Prep time: 10 min
Cooking time: 15 min
  • Step 1

    Cook the carrots with the sugar and bay leaf in 4cm water in a covered pan until almost tender.
  • Step 2

    Meanwhile fry the onion in the butter or oil over a medium heat, stirring frequently, until golden. Add onions to the carrot along with the apple and simmer until everything is soft.
  • Step 3

    Strain off the liquid (keep for stock) and add salt, pepper and lemon juice to taste.

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