Delicious Saucy Carrots

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 30 mins

This is a great side dish that my mom used to make all the time. Typical Czech cuisine. We serve it with pasta or potatoes and chicken breast. I make this quite often as my DH loves it. Sometimes I add baby pea for more color. It is easy put together and delicious inexpensive meal.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 kg carrot, peeled, cut into small chunks
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 chicken stock cube, I use Massel brand or Knorr
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 30 g butter
  • 3 tablespoons flour
  • 12 teaspoon vinegar


  1. In large sauce pan put carrots, water, chicken cube, salt and sugar.
  2. Cover and bring to boil. When starts to boil lower the heat and let it simmer until carrots is soft but still has a shape about 25min.
  3. When carrots is almost cooked make your roux.
  4. In a small sauce pan melt butter add flour and cook for 2-3min. don't let it brown. Stir with wooden spoon all the time. Slowly add this flour mixture - roux to cooked simmering carrots. Stir well.
  5. Let it cook for another 5min. Turn of the heat add vinegar it will bring out more flavor.
  6. Taste if needs more salt or sugar.
  7. Serve as a side dish with boiled potatoes or pasta and meat of your choice.
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Amazing how such a simple treatment of the carrots could make them taste so good. Thanks for posting a recipe we'll be making again soon!