Olive oil and Dijon-dressed carrots Recipe

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  • Vegetarian



20 min

Bring out the natural sweetness of baby carrots with this gorgeous Dijon mustard dressing – it’s simple but so effective


  • 800g (1lb 2oz) baby carrots, halved lengthways if large
  • 4tbsp olive oil
  • 1tbsp white wine vinegar
  • 1tbsp Dijon mustard
  • ½ tsp caster sugar
  • 1tbsp roughly chopped parsley


  • 1 .Drop the carrots into boiling salted water, bring back to the boil and simmer until just tender – about 5 to 10 mins. Drain and return to the pan.

  • Combine the oil, white wine vinegar, mustard and sugar. Season well and pour over the carrots. Scatter with parsley and serve.

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You can make up the dressing the day before and just chill it until needed.