Maple Glazed Carrots
Recipe type: Side dish
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Serves: 4 cups
The classic recipe for glazed carrots is revamped using maple syrup - truly divine combination of flavors!
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 1 shallot, minced
  • ¼ cup water
  • ¼ cup dark pure maple syrup
  • ½ teaspoon salt, or to taste
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 5 cups sliced carrots, about ¼ inch thick
  • 4 teaspoons apple cider vinegar
  1. Heat butter in a large heavy skilled over medium high heat. Add shallot, and cook, stirring, 1 to 2 minutes, until soft and browned. Add water, syrup, salt, and cinnamon. Increase heat to high and bring to a boil, stirring occasionally. Add carrots and return to a simmer, stirring occasionally.
  2. Cover, reduce heat to medium to maintain a lively simmer, and cook, stirring once or twice, 4 to 6 minutes, until carrots are crisp-tender. Remove lid and stir in vinegar, Increase heat to medium high and continue cooking, stirring often, 3 to 5 minutes, until liquid has thickened and carrots are coated. Serve warm.
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