Honey-Maple Roasted Baby Carrots

With just a few simple ingredients you already have in your kitchen, you can turn a very ordinary vegetable into a stunningly flavorful side dish! Plus, it’s perfect for almost any holiday occasion – not just Easter!

If you don’t have many side dish ideas this Easter, consider adding these little guys to your menu! We’ll admit – we’re not crazy about carrots.  Baby carrots are typically eaten with ranch, or not eaten at all. But with just a few simple ingredients you already have in your kitchen, you can turn a very ordinary vegetable into a stunningly flavorful side dish! Plus, it’s perfect for almost any holiday occasion – not just Easter!

 
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Yield: 4-5 servings
Difficulty: Easy

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 lbs. baby carrots
  • 5 tbsp. butter
  • 5 tbsp. honey
  • 3 tbsp. maple syrup
  • 3 tbsp. brown sugar
  • ¼ tsp. cinnamon
  • ½ tsp of smoked paprika
  • 1 ½ tsp kosher salt
  • 2 springs of thyme (garnish)

DIRECTIONS

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F
  2. In a Swiss Diamond Nonstick Sauté Pan, melt butter over medium-low heat
  3. Add honey, maple syrup, and brown sugar and continue to stir until sugar is dissolved
  4. Stir in cinnamon, salt and smoked paprika. Remove from heat
  5. Place carrots in a Swiss Diamond Nonstick Roaster, and drizzle the honey mix over the carrots. Massage for approximately 30 seconds, or until carrots are fully glazed
  6. Bake for 25-30 minutes, or until carrots are tender
  7. Serve immediately and garnish with fresh springs of thyme
  8. Enjoy!