Sesame baby carrots – pregnancy recipe

  • Serves 4

A deliciously simple way to give carrots a pregnancy-friendly, vitamin-boosted flourish

  • 450g baby carrots
  • 25g butter
  • 1 tsp light muscovado sugar
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1 tbsp toasted sesame seeds


  • Step 1

    Place the carrots in a large frying pan in one layer.

  • Step 2

    Dot over the butter and half cover with 200ml of cold water.

  • Step 3

    Bring to the boil, then simmer for about 8 mins until the liquid is almost all evaporated.

  • Step 4

    Sprinkle with sugar, add the sesame oil and toss the carrots in the buttery juices over a low heat for about 4 mins until glossy.

  • Step 5

    Serve mixed with the sesame seeds.

Recipe taken from BBC Good Food, home to thousands of kid-friendly recipes.

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