Sweet-glazed carrots with currants
Prep 10 mins | Cook 5 mins | Serves 4 as a side dish
750g carrots, peeled, halved and cut lengthways into thick strips
1 tbs olive oil
1 tsp ground cumin
2 tbs currants
2 tbs honey
Step 1 Place carrots in a microwave safe dish. Microwave on high for 7–8 minutes until just tender.
Step 2 Heat oil in a large non-stick frying pan over medium-high heat. Add cumin and currants. Cook for 1 minute. Stir in honey and add carrots. Cook for 2 minutes until glazed. Season with salt and pepper and serve.
Good for you ... Dutch Carrots
The old saying that carrots help you see in the dark is due to their high content of beta carotene, which the body converts to vitamin A and uses for normal vision.
A good source of vitamin C, one of the vitamins needed for the normal functioning of the immune system.
Provide dietary fibre, whether raw or cooked. Dietary fibre helps keep the intestine healthy.