Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 25 mins

Great side dish with any meal, but really nice during the Holidays. Use a good maple syrup from the NE region of the US. This can be made ahead. From Bon Appetit.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine 4 1/2 cups water, carrots, 4 tablespoons butter, sugar, and coarse salt in heavy large pot. Bring to boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer until carrots are just tender when pierced with knife, about 10 minutes. Drain. (Can be prepared 3 hours ahead. Let stand at room temperature.)
  2. Melt remaining 6 tablespoons butter in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add maple syrup and brown sugar and stir until sugar dissolves. Add carrots and cook until heated through, about 5 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.
  3. Transfer carrots to large bowl. Sprinkle with parsley and serve.


Most Helpful

I used heirloom carrots for Thanksgiving and they looked and tasted great with the maple syrup and parsley for added colour!

IandMe October 10, 2011

My family wanted a new side dish for Thanksgiving and this fit the bill. They were easy AND delicious, my favorite kind of recipe. Thanks!

The Happy Housewife November 26, 2009

My DH and I loved these and I can't wait to make them for our family on Thanksgiving. I just know they are going to go over in a big way with them all! So delicious with the addition of the syrup and sugar. This is my favorite way to serve carrots!

OutOfThyme November 25, 2008

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