Cooking with Kids: Christmas Carrots
A great way to brush up the humble carrot. Star anise adds a touch of Christmas spice to the sweet buttery glaze.
9 Medium Carrots, peeled, topped and tailed
3 tsp Salt
4 Star anise
- Use a clean scourer to smooth the carrots and remove any peel marks (optional).
- In a pan combine 400ml/14fl oz of water, the butter, sugar, salt and star anise. Bring to the boil, then reduce the heat to a gentle simmer and add the carrots. Cook until the carrots are tender (approximately 45 minutes) and the volume of liquid has reduced by half.
- Serve the carrots as a side dish with the reduced cooking liquid poured over.
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