How To Get Creative With Your Carrots This Winter

As the temperature drops and winter draws near, we have some pointers when it comes to getting a little more creative with your carrots. A little twist here and a dash of spice there can make a real difference to your soups and side dishes.

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Butter Steamed Carrots with Toasted Cumin

Create these zesty, cumin flavoured carrots, for a seasonal and flavourful root vegetable side.

You’ll need:

  • 40g butter
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 2 kg carrots
  • 1 Orange

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Carrot & Coconut Soup

This easy to make warming soup has a delicious creamy taste and a coconut edge that really brings this versatile veg to life. Try adding parsnip to make it sweeter if you like.

You’ll need:

  • 1 tbsp sunflower oil
  • 700g carrots, peeled and diced
  • 1 onion, peeled and chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 litre vegetable stock, made from cubes
  • 400ml light coconut milk
  • 2 tbsp fresh coriander, chopped
  • 1 tbsp desiccated coconut, toasted

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Maple Roasted Roots

A great way to serve up a satisfying side during the colder months – with a warming maple ‘marinade’ and a clove kick to keep things cosy at mealtimes.

You’ll need:

  • 800g carrots
  • 800g parsnips
  • 300g shallots
  • 3 tblspn maple syrup
  • 3 tblspn sunflower oil
  • 1 pinch ground cloves
  • 1 thyme sprigs

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