Braised Carrots & Shallots

Braised Carrots & Shallots
Photo by Scott Phillips

Ingredients

  • 3 long strips orange zest (from 1 small orange)
  • 6 medium carrots (about 1-½ lb.), peeled
  • 6 to 8 shallots (about 8 oz. total), thinly sliced (to yield 1-½ cups thin shallot rings)
  • 3 large cloves garlic, sliced
  • 1 bouquet garni (1 sprig fresh thyme, 1 bay leaf, and 4 parsley stems, tied with twine)
  • 2 Tbs. olive oil
  • 1-½ Tbs. unsalted butter
  • + 4 more ingredients
    • 3 Tbs. chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
    • 3 whole canned tomatoes, cut into ½-inch pieces; plus ½ cup of the tomato juices
    • Pinch cayenne
    • 1 tsp. kosher salt

Heat the oven to 350°F. Halve the carrots lengthwise and cut them into 2-inch long pieces. Heat the butter and olive oil in a medium (9-inch) Dutch oven over medium heat. When the oil is hot and the butter has melted, add the sliced shallots and cook, stirring occasionally, until softened and sli...

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