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roasted purple carrots

Sounds unnatural?

A few centuries back, almost all the carrots were purple.

We owe orange carrots to Dutch growers, who developed them by crossing different varieties in the late 16th century.

Recipe: Roasted purple carrots

Serves: 2
Ingredients
  • 300 g of purple carrots, peeled
  • a few branches of fresh thyme
  • one tbsp. of olive oil
  • 1/4 tsp. of coarse sea salt
Method
  • Mix olive oil with thyme leaves and salt. Coat carrots with the mixture.
  • Roast at 180C for about 20 minutes, until the carrots are soft.