Glazed Carrots With Bacon and Pecans

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by lik2fish

Glazed Carrots with Bacon and Pecans

Top Review by chefwannabe #3

This is such a fabulous recipe. I thought it important to credit the source: America's Test Kitchen's The New Best Recipe.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cook the bacon in a 12-inch nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until crisp.
  2. Transfer bacon to a paper towel-lined plate to drain.
  3. Remove all but 1 tablespoon of the bacon drippings from the pan.
  4. Add the pecans and cook about 3 minutes.
  5. Transfer the pecans to the plate with the bacon.
  6. Add the carrots, salt, 1 tablespoon of the brown sugar, chicken broth, and thyme to the skillet.
  7. Bring to a boil, covered, over medium-high heat.
  8. Reduce heat to medium and simmer, about 5 minutes.
  9. Uncover, increase the heat to high, and simmer rapidly, 1 to 2 minutes.
  10. Add the butter and remaining 2 tablespoons brown sugar to the skillet. Toss the carrots to coat and cook, about 3 minutes.
  11. Off heat, add the lemon juice and toss to coat.
  12. Transfer the carrots to a serving dish, scraping the glaze from the pan into the dish.
  13. Season to taste with pepper, sprinkle the bacon and pecans on top.
  14. Serve immediately.

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