Smoky Caramelized Carrots

Smoked tofu offers a nice contrast to the sweet crispness of caramelized carrots. Smoky caramelized carrots
Yield 4 servings
Time 20 minutes
  • large frying pan
  • wooden spoon
  • mandoline or sharp knife
  • slotted spoon
  • small bowl
  • ¼ c olive oil
  • 4 oz smoked tofu, diced
  • 1 pound carrots (about 6 medium)
  • 1 T fresh parsley, minced
  • salt
  • pepper
Directions Heat 2 T oil over medium heat. Add tofu and sauté, stirring occasionally, until starting to color.

Meanwhile, sliced the carrots on the diagonal into ¼-inch slices.

Transfer the tofu to the bowl and add remaining oil and carrots to the pan. Sauté until tender and golden-brown, stirring frequently, about 10 minutes.

Remove from heat, stir in the tofu and parsley, and then season with salt and pepper.

Serve hot.


Vegetables Every Day, by Jack BishopInspired by the recipe for “Caramelized carrots with bacon” in Vegetables Every Day, by Jack Bishop – read my review.

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