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Glazed Carrots with Honey and Thyme

I LOVE cooked glazed carrots. Not raw carrots. Raw carrots taste earthy to me. I need them to be cooked and have a light sugar-y coating and then I could eat so many. The whole bag.

Glazed Carrots with Honey and Thyme Recipe

You think I am kidding?

Glazed Carrots with Honey and Thyme Recipe

I can (will) eat all of these.

Glazed Carrots with Honey and Thyme Recipe

(BIG appetite, remember?)

Glazed Carrots with Honey and Thyme Recipe

Don’t those look yummy? Lightly glazed and sprinkled with thyme. Mmmm.

Perfect – in time to eat with my Parmesan Crusted Chicken.

Bon Appetit!

 

Glazed Carrots with Honey and Thyme
 
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Serves: 4
Ingredients
  • 1 lb. carrots peeled and sliced ¼ in thick on the bias
  • ½ t. salt
  • 3 T. honey
  • ½ c. low-sodium chicken broth (vegetable broth works fine too, if you prefer)
  • 1 T. unsalted butter, cut into 4 pieces
  • 2 t. fresh lemon juice
  • ½ t. fresh thyme
  • Salt and Pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. In a 12 in. skillet bring the carrots, chicken broth, salt, and 1T of honey to a boil. Cover, and reduce to a simmer until the carrots are soft (about 5 minutes).
  2. Uncover and bring to a boil again until the sauce has reduced to about 2 Tablespoons (about 2 minutes).
  3. Add the butter and remaining 2 tablespoons of honey and stir until all ingredients are well dispersed.
  4. Off the heat, add the lemon juice and thyme. Season with salt and pepper and serve immediately.
Notes
*Recipe from America’s Test Kitchen: Family Cookbook