Maple-Glazed Carrots

Sweet, tender carrots make a perfect side for turkey or brisket. Try using colorful heirloom carrots, as shown here, to add an extra punch of color to this vibrant dish.
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Maple glazed carrots recipe

Maple-Glazed Carrots 

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  • 10Servings

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 lb carrots, peeled and cut diagonally into 1/4-inch slices (about 6 1/2 cups)
  • 1/2 cup low-sodium chicken or vegetable broth
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt, plus additional to taste
  • 2 tbsp pure maple syrup
  • 1 tbsp organic unsalted butter
  • 1 1/2 tsp chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley

Preparation

  1. In a 12- to 14-inch skillet on medium-high, heat oil.
  2. Add carrots and cook, stirring occasionally, until lightly browned and crisp-tender, about 8 minutes. Stir in broth and 1/2 tsp salt, scraping up any browned bits in the skillet with a spoon, and bring to a boil.
  3. Reduce to a simmer, cover and cook until carrots are tender, about 5 minutes.
  4. Uncover, increase heat to medium-high and cook until liquid has almost entirely evaporated, 1 to 2 minutes.
  5. Remove from heat and stir in maple syrup and butter, stirring until butter melts. Add traditional salt and sprinkle with parsley.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size: 1/2 cup maple glazed carrots
  • Calories: 84
  • Carbohydrate Content: 12 g
  • Cholesterol Content: 3 mg
  • Fat Content: 4 g
  • Fiber Content: 3 g
  • Protein Content: 1 g
  • Saturated Fat Content: 1 g
  • Sodium Content: 166 mg
  • Sugar Content: 7 g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat Content: 1 g