Carrots in a Bag

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Preparation info

  • Serves

    4

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

Autumn and Winter Cooking with a Veg Box (Riverford Companions)

Autumn and Winter Cooking with a Veg Box (Riverford Companions)

By Guy Watson

Published 2015

  • About

We originally used this method in the Field Kitchen for new potatoes in the summer, then found that it works brilliantly for carrots and Jerusalem artichokes too. It’s a nifty technique that seals in the flavour and lets the veg cook in its own moisture. You’ll need baking parchment and a stapler.

Ingredients

  • 2 rosemary sprigs
  • 2 garlic cloves, unpeeled
  • 2 bay leaves

Method

Heat the oven to 180°C/Gas 4.

To make the bag, spread out a rectangle of baking parchment, approximately 60 x 30cm, with the longer side towards you. Fold it in half from left to right. Double-fold the top and bottom ends and staple the folds closed with two staples.

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