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Glazed Carrots

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In my house, we eat a whole lot of carrots. You will always find cut carrots in our refrigerator for snacking on, and I also like to serve them as a side with pasta or rice dishes. This recipe truly brings out the best in carrots!
Servings: 4
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes


  • 16 ounces carrots, (cut in half if large)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon whole grain mustard
  • Sea salt
  • Fresh ground black pepper
  • Nutmeg
  • Cinnamon
  • Parsley, (finely chopped)


  • Steam carrots until slightly tender (about 8 minutes).
  • Remove from heat immediately and transfer to a pot filled with ice cold water to prevent from overcooking and getting mushy.
  • In a large skillet, whisk together oil, mustard, and maple syrup over low heat.
  • Add steamed carrots and saute until all well heated through (about 1-2 minutes), stirring well to coat carrots with maple glaze.
  • Season carrots generously with sea salt or kosher salt and a dash of black pepper.
  • Add a touch of nutmeg and cinnamon to taste.
  • Garnish with parsley and serve immediately.

Bon appétit!