Maple Glazed Roasted Carrots
 
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Simply sweet carrots caramelized in maple syrup with small pat of butter.
Serves: 4 cups
Ingredients
  • 4 cups (374 grams) carrots, peeled
  • 1 tbsp butter or maragrine
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup
  • ¼ tsp pepper, ground
  • 1 tbsp. butter (optional)
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees
  2. Line a baking sheet with aluminium foil and spray with cooking spray; set aside.
  3. Peel your carrots, and slice into thirds and slice again vertical. You want the carrots to be the same size. Add carrots to a bowl; set aside.
  4. In a microwave safe bowl, add butter and maple syrup and microwave for 15 seconds or until butter has melted and liquid has warmed. Pour mixture over carrots. Mix until the carrots are covered with the maple syrup mixture. Place carrots on baking sheet and sprinkle with pepper.
  5. Roast for 10 minutes then flip the carrots and cook for 5 to 10 minutes longer or until carrots are fork tender. Note: Cooking time depends on how thick you cut your carrots. The thicker it is, the longer it cooks.
  6. Place carrots in a serving bowl and add 1 tbsp. of butter while the carrots are still warm.
Notes
Calories: 71, Fat: 2.4, Cholesterol: 0, Sodium: 68, Potassium: 217, Carbs: 12, Fiber: 2, Sugar: 9, Protein: 1
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1 cup
Recipe by Peanut Butter and Peppers at http://www.peanutbutterandpeppers.com/2013/11/16/maple-glazed-roasted-carrots/