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Maple-Glazed Carrots

Photo: John Kernick; Styling: Marcus Hay
Yield Makes 8 servings
This tasty side dish brings out the best in carrots to create a memorable main dish pairing.

Ingredients

  • 3 pounds carrots, sliced 1/4 inch thick on the diagonal
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • Kosher salt and black pepper

Nutrition Information

  • calories 113
  • caloriesfromfat 25 %
  • protein 1 g
  • carbohydrate 21 g
  • sugars 13 g
  • fiber 4 g
  • fat 3 g
  • satfat 2 g
  • sodium 226 mg
  • cholesterol 8 mg

How to Make It

  1. Prepare the Carrots
    In a large skillet, combine the carrots, syrup, butter, 1/3 cup water, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper.

    Cook the Carrots
    Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer, partially covered, stirring once, until the carrots are tender and the liquid has reduced to a glaze, 12 to 15 minutes. (If the carrots are tender before the liquid has thickened, uncover, increase heat to medium-high, and cook until the liquid forms a glaze.)