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    Heston's Glazed Carrots with Thyme

    Recipe from Heston's happy Christmas - The great chef is sticking with tradition this year with spectacular turkey and tremendous trimmings all round - it’s the ultimate family feast.

    • Preparation time: 10 minutes
    • Cooking time: 35 minutes
    • Total time: 45 minutes 45 minutes

    Serves: 6


    • 750g carrots, peeled and sliced into thick, diagonal chunks
    • 140g unsalted butter
    • 2 tsp caster sugar
    • 4 thyme sprigs, leaves only


    1. Put the carrots and butter into a wide-bottomed pan over a low heat; sprinkle over the sugar and some salt and pepper. Make sure the carrots form a single layer on the bottom of the pan.
    2. Cover and cook for 30 minutes, shaking the pan from time to time to ensure even cooking. Add the thyme leaves and cook, uncovered, for 5 minutes until tender and glazed.
    3. Copyright © Heston Blumenthal 2010

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