Caramelized Carrot Puree

Recipe by blucoat
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READY IN: 35mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 2
    lbs carrots, peeled and cut into 1/4 inch rounds
  • cilantro, 1 handful stems and 1/4 cup leaves
  • 1
    cup diced white onion
  • kosher salt & freshly ground black pepper
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DIRECTIONS

  • Steam the carrots with the cilantro stems for about 20 minutes, until tender.
  • When the carrots are almost done, heat a large pot over high heat for 1 minute. Pour in 1/2 cup olive oil, and add the onion. Season with 2 teaspoons of salt and a frew grindings of black pepper, and cook the onion for about 5 minutes, stirring often, until it's translucent.
  • Add the steamed carrots and cilantro leaves and cook another 8 minutes, stirring and scraping the pot with a wooden spoon, until the carrots are lightly caramelized.
  • Puree the mixture in a food processor until it's smooth. With the motor running, slowing pour in the remaining 1/4 cup olive oil, and process until the oil is incorporated and the puree is very smooth. Season to taste and serve warm.
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