Carottes Vichy (Vichy Carrots)

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The best way to rediscover the sweet taste of carrots! In this recipe, they are traditionally cooked in Vichy mineral water. You can also use any type of mineral water.

Difficulty: Easy

Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 30 minutes

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 3 Tbsp. butter, diced
  • 2 lbs. small, thin carrots, peeled
  • 1 Tbsp. raw sugar
  • 1 tsp. salt, divided
  • 3 cups Vichy water or mineral water
  • 1 tsp. ground black pepper
  • 1 Tbsp. chopped chives
  • 1 Tbsp. grated orange zest

Directions

  • Put a large saucepan over medium heat, and melt the butter in it. Add the carrots, use a wooden spoon to stir well, then add the raw sugar. Stir often for 4 minutes. Add ¼ teaspoon salt, then pour the water over the carrots. Reduce the heat to low, and simmer for 20 minutes.
  • Add ¾ teaspoon salt and ground pepper to the carrots, put in a serving bowl, and sprinkle the chives and zest on top.
  • Serve warm.

Recipe Information

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 3 Tbsp. butter, diced
  • 2 lbs. small, thin carrots, peeled
  • 1 Tbsp. raw sugar
  • 1 tsp. salt, divided
  • 3 cups Vichy water or mineral water
  • 1 tsp. ground black pepper
  • 1 Tbsp. chopped chives
  • 1 Tbsp. grated orange zest

Directions

  • Put a large saucepan over medium heat, and melt the butter in it. Add the carrots, use a wooden spoon to stir well, then add the raw sugar. Stir often for 4 minutes. Add ¼ teaspoon salt, then pour the water over the carrots. Reduce the heat to low, and simmer for 20 minutes.
  • Add ¾ teaspoon salt and ground pepper to the carrots, put in a serving bowl, and sprinkle the chives and zest on top.
  • Serve warm.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories170
Total Fat8g
Saturated Fat6g
Cholesterol20mg
Sodium730mg
Total Carbohydrate22g
Dietary Fiber5g
Sugars12g
Protein2g