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Old 02-08-2006, 04:50 PM   #11
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I have a good carrot recipe

Carrots ala Camille

Ingredients:
2 1/2 pounds baby carrots
2 tablespoons maple syrup
2 tablespoons butter

Directions:
1.Place the carrots in a large pot and over them with water.
2.Boil carrots until tender.
3.Drain well and return carrots to original pot.
4.Add maple syrup and butter to carrots.
5.Sitr until carrots are coated.
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Old 02-08-2006, 04:58 PM   #12
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This casserole is really delicious and different!!
  • 1 cup of bulgar(bulgur, bulghur..) wheat
  • 2 med-large potatoes
  • 300g/10,5oz carrots
  • 100g/3,5oz smoked bacon, well cooked and crumbled
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 2 bayleaves
  • 1 egg
  • 100-150g mozzarella, sliced
  • bread crumbs
  • grated parmigiano
  • Provencal herb mix (or mixture of rosemary, thyme, majoram, oregano)
  • s&p
  • evoo
1. peel and cut potatoes and carrots in small cubes. Boil them with just enough water, garlic and bayleaves for about 5-6min. Drain, remove the bayleaves and mash them in a large bowl.

2. Toast the bulgar in a skillet dry, as soon as they take on a golden colour and you start to smell the toasted aroma (be careful not to burn them, which can happen quite quickly) pour 1 cup (or same volume of the bulgar) of water. Mix well. When the water is boiling and get well absorbed by bulgar (only takes a few minutes) cut the heat.

3. Blend in the bulgar, egg, bacon, salt & pepper into the mashed potatoes/carrot mixture.

4. Brush a baking pan with evoo, then sprinkle breadcrumbs on the surface. Then lay out 1/2 of the bulgar mixture evenly. Lay out the sliced mozzarella to cover the surface, then spread out the rest of the mixture over the mozzarella. Cover the top with a mixture of the breadcrumbs and parmigiano.

5. Bake in the oven at 200C/400F for 20minutes, or until golden brown.

Some idea for a little variation. This was delicious as is, but the next time we would like to try it with some chopped and sauted scallion and/or mushrooms.
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Old 02-08-2006, 10:11 PM   #13
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This thread is a treasure trove!
My youngest daughter never wants to eat veggies, but will eat this:

Finely grated raw carrot mixed with a bit of orange juice. It's pretty, it's easy and it's healthy. You can add raisons to this - they plump up with the carrot/orange juice after a day in the fridge.

Along the same lines:
Coarsely grated carrot, finely chopped scallion and a bit of mayonnaise...

Coarsely grated carrot, coarsely grated (raw) beetroot & a bit of orange juice (sounds weird but it works).

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