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Maple Glazed Thyme Roasted Carrots

A quick & easy side dish, this takes your carrots up a notch by slathering them in sweet maple syrup, tossing them with thyme leaves, and roasting them to perfection.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 2
Calories: 159kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 bunch carrots washed & peeled
  • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4-1/2 tsp dried thyme leaves
  • pinch salt
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup

Instructions

  • Depending on the size of your carrots, cut them in half lengthwise, and possibly in half or thirds width-wise. You want your carrot pieces to be roughly uniform in size so they all cook at about the same rate.
  • Heat oil in a heavy, oven proof skillet. Either cast-iron or a dutch oven should work well.
  • Once the oil is nice and hot add carrots, sauteing for 4-6 minutes until they begin to brown.
  • Don't over-stir. The longer they're touching the bottom of the skillet, the quicker they will brown.
  • Sprinkle with thyme and salt.
  • Pour maple syrup over the top and give the carrots a quick stir.
  • Place the pan in a 400 degree oven and roast for 8-9 minutes.
  • Serve.

Notes

recipe adapted from Life Currents

Nutrition

Calories: 159kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 118mg | Potassium: 567mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 28400IU | Vitamin C: 10mg | Calcium: 67mg | Iron: 1mg