Easter Honey Roasted Rainbow Dutch Carrots with Toasted Hazelnuts 

 

 

Prep time: 10 minutes  

Cook Time: 30 minutes  

Serves: 4-6  

 

Ingredients  

  • 500g rainbow dutch carrots, clean and trimmed  
  • ⅓ cup honey  
  • 70g butter  
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil 
  • 4 sprigs thyme, plus extra for garnish  
  • ½ cup hazelnuts, roughly chopped  

 

Method  

  1. Preheat the oven to 180 and bring a large pot of water to the boil. 
  2. Blanch the carrots in the boiling water for around 2 minutes to par-cook. Remove from the water and plunge into ice cold water to cool down. Remove and drain off excess water.
  3. Place a medium, oven-proof pan on the stove and melt the butter and olive oil over medium heat. Add the honey and thyme and stir to combine.
  4. Add the carrots to the pan and toss to coat. Season with salt and pepper and cook for 3-4 minutes or until slightly caramelised.
  5. Scatter the hazelnuts over the top and place the pan in the oven. Cook for 10-15 minutes or until golden and tender. Garnish with extra fresh thyme leaves.

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