Maple-Glazed Carrots

Instead of sugar, these carrots are sweetened with natural maple syrup. Add fresh thyme and shallots to make them sweet and savory.

YIELDS:6 – 8
PREP TIME:15 mins
TOTAL TIME:55 mins


  • 3 tbsp.salted butter
  • 1/3 c.pure maple syrup
  • 1 tbsp.fresh thyme, chopped
  • 2 tsp.coriander
  • 1 1/2 salt
  • 1/4 pepper
  • 2 lb.carrots, halved or quartered lenthwise and cut into 2- to 3-inch sticks
  • 4shallots, peeled and cut into wedges through the root
  • 2 tbsp.white wine vinegar


    1. Position a rack in the bottom third of the oven; preheat to 425º.
    2. Melt the butter in a small saucepan over low heat. Whisk in the maple syrup, thyme, coriander, salt, and pepper. Spread the carrots and shallots on a rimmed baking sheet. Drizzle with the butter mixture and toss well. Roast, tossing halfway through, until the carrots are tender and glazed, 35 to 40 minutes.
    3. While the vegetables are still hot, drizzle with the vinegar and toss well. Transfer to a serving dish.


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