Maple-Thyme Roasted Carrots

Maple-Herb Roasted Carrots

A splash of real maple syrup turns ordinary carrots into sweet and savory culinary gold.

Roasted to golden perfection, these sweet and savory carrots are a perfect complement to either a hearty beef or poultry entrée or dished up with vegetarian fare like our Grilled Portobello Mushroom Steaks with Creamy Polenta.

PREP: 10 minutes
COOK: 20 minutes

  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 3 sprigs fresh thyme, leaves removed from stems
  • 1/2 teaspoon Kosher salt
  • 1 pound carrots, peeled and cut in oblique shape
  1. Preheat oven to 400°F. When oven is warm, preheat a baking sheet while preparing the rest of the dish.
  2. Mix olive oil, maple syrup, thyme and salt together in a small bowl, then toss the carrots in the mixture. Place carrots on baking sheet and roast in oven for 20 minutes.

YIELDS: 6 servings

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