Carrot Vanilla Puree

12:47 am on 18 November 2008


  • 3 carrots peeled and sliced
  • 1 vanilla pod
  • 2 tblsp maple syrup
  • 2 tbsp olive oil


Scrape the seeds out of the vanilla pod and reserve. Place the carrots, now empty vanilla pod in a sauce pan and cover with water.  Bring to the boil and simmer until the carrots are very soft. Strain the carrots keeping the cooking water. Place the carrots into a blender with the vanilla seeds, olive oil and maple syrup and blender until smooth, adding a little cooking water if needed to get the blender running smoothly. Chill until needed.

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