honey and thyme roasted carrots
The sweet yet classic combination of honey and thyme roasted carrots sums up the relationship of the newly-weds with the sweetness of Kate counterbalanced by the more classic taste of thyme and age old traditions of Prince William’s upbringing…
Prep time: 5 minutes / Cooking time: 20-25 minutes
Per serving: 76 calories
Ingredients (serves 4)
450g/1lb carrots, washed and trimmed
1 tbsp olive oil
1 tbsp runny honey
2 tbsp lemon juice
salt and freshly ground black pepper
a few fresh thyme leaves or pinch of dried
1. Preheat the oven to 200C/180C/400F/Gas 6. Cut the carrots into thick batons – try and make them similar sizes and then they will cook evenly. Place in a roasting tin, add the oil, honey and lemon juice and seasoning and toss well to mix.
2. Roast the carrots for 20-25mins, stirring halfway through this time, until the carrots are golden and tender. Scatter over the herbs and serve warm.
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