Waterless Cooked Carrots

Carottes à L’Etuvée

Preparation info

  • Serves

    6

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

French Classics Made Easy

French Classics Made Easy

By Richard Grausman

Published 2011

  • About

OF ALL THE WONDERFUL recipes I have taught over the years, this simple preparation of carrots has received more praise from my students than any other.

The best French method for cooking the vegetable is embodied in the classic recipe carottes Vichy. Originally designed as part of a healthful regime for those who went to the spas in Vichy for their rejuvenating waters, the recipe calls for the carrots to be boiled in mineral water until it all evaporates. By adding a tablespo