Maple-Glazed Carrots

Maple-Glazed Carrots Recipe
Photo: John Kernick; Styling: Marcus Hay
This tasty side dish brings out the best in carrots to create a memorable main dish pairing.

Yield:

Makes 8 servings

Recipe from

Real Simple

Nutritional 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

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

Preparation

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.)

Note:

Sara Quessenberry,

Real Simple

November 2008
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