Sweet Basil Carrots

"This is a great recipe. It is sweet and delicious, and goes well with most meats. It is a colourful addition to any meal. You have to try this one! It's one of my favourite recipes, which originated from a 'Gourmet'"
photo by Natasha H. photo by Natasha H.
photo by Natasha H.
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  • Cook the carrots in boiling water for 10 minutes, or until tender.
  • Drain, and add the butter, stirring to melt.
  • Add the maple syrup, basil and sea salt.
  • Stir to coat the carrots thoroughly.

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  1. This was easy to make & a good side dish. I've made a similar dish with parsley flakes....which I will make next time. I felt there was enough sweetness without the basil.
  2. Delicious
  3. A nice quick and easy side dish, that has a great sweet flavor. Thanks for the recipe!


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