Roasted Baby Carrots and Garlic Scapes

Ingredients1 bunch of baby carrots 1 bunch of garlic scapes 2 tbsp olive oil Fresh thyme Sea salt Fresh ground black pepper

Method 1. Preheat oven to 225C 2. Clean baby carrots with a green scrubby or vegetable brush. Place on cooking tray and toss with oil (Drizzle oil over and mix with your hands - Jamie Oliver style). 3. Sprinkle with fresh thyme, salt and cracked pepper. 4. Roast in oven for 10 minutes. Remove, toss around and add garlic scapes. 5. Cook for another 10 minutes or so. Watch as you do not want to burn the scapes - These are tender and young. 6. Serve hot.

Variation (Pictured Above) Fennel makes a wonderful addition to this recipe! Method 1. Clean the fennel bulb to remove any dirt. 2. Slice the bulb in half.  Put flat side down and cut in half again and again. 3. Add to the carrots. 4. It may take the fennel and carrots 20 minutes to cook before you add the garlic scapes.