Sarah Copeland digs up young carrots for this hearty, room-temperature vegetarian dish. The carrots are simply cooked with onion and paprika; the resulting broth can be used later on as a flavorful base for a soup or a stew. Slideshow: Carrot Recipes 

Sarah Copeland
September 2013

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© Anders Schonnemann

Recipe Summary

active:
30 mins
total:
1 hr
Yield:
6 to 8
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a medium saucepan, heat 3 tablespoons of the olive oil until shimmering. Add the onion and garlic and cook over moderate heat until softened, about 6 minutes. Add the 1 tablespoon of paprika and a generous pinch of salt and cook for 1 minute, stirring. Add 4 cups of water and the carrots and bring to a simmer. Cover and cook over low heat until tender, about 20 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.

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  • Drain the carrots and transfer to a platter. Sprinkle with 1 tablespoon of the chives.

  • In a bowl, mix the yogurt with the remaining 1 tablespoon of chives and season with salt and pepper. In a small skillet, heat the remaining 1 tablespoon of olive oil. Add the caraway and toast over moderate heat until fragrant, 1 minute. Drizzle the caraway oil over the yogurt and sprinkle with paprika. Serve the carrots with the yogurt and wheat berries.

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