This sweet, silky sauce is great on pasta, chicken or grilled fish. Slideshow:  More Carrot Recipes 

Gerard Craft
December 2014

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Credit: © Con Poulos

Recipe Summary

total:
25 mins
Yield:
Makes 2 1/4 cups
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat the oven to 350°. In a large ovenproof skillet, heat the vegetable oil. Add the carrots and thyme sprigs; cook over moderate heat, stirring, until the carrots are browned, 10 minutes. Transfer to the oven and roast for 10 minutes, until the carrots are tender.

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  • Pulse the carrots in a food processor until chopped. With the machine on, drizzle in the olive oil and water; puree until smooth, about 30 seconds. Season with salt.

Make Ahead

The carrot puree can be refrigerated overnight. Gently reheat before serving.

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