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Best way to cook carrots

Mixing carrots & orange juice give a good serving of vitamin A & C.

Ingredients

  • 500g sliced carrots
  • 20g Butter
  • 10g Thyme
  • 1 cup Orange juice
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 cups Water

Method

  1. Peel carrots and Slice
  2. Place into hot saucepan on medium heat melt the butter then add water with orange juice simmer 1 minute
  3. Add carrots and sugar, cover with lid and cook on medium heat for 20 mins on low heat 
  4. Drain carrots they should have a nice glaze, finish with fresh thyme or tarragon.

Why carrots are so great 

Carrots are the richest source of beta-carotene, which is important compound in its role a precursor to vitamin A production, also is known as a inner body cancer fighter in its own right.

There is a strong link between regular carrot consumption and reduced cancer risks, recent experiment have shown in some cases that carrot can reverse the malignant changes in cells.

 

Vitamin A has a strong role as it helps skin, heart & liver function and healthy eyesight, this is not saying you will be able to see night but beta-carotene does help vision.

 

Also you can find vitamin E and fibre great for internal organs and important for the respiratory system.


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