Glazed Carrots With Bacon and Pecans

Recipe by lik2fish
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READY IN: 35mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

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