Slow Braised Maple Carrots


Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 6-8 carrots, peeled and sliced on the diagonal in ½″ lengths
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • pepper to taste
  • 1 cup water
  • Chopped fresh parsley for garnish


Instructions

Melt the butter in a medium saucepan with a lid, sauté carrots for a few minutes, then add maple syrup, salt and pepper.

Pour water over the carrots so that they are half submerged. Add more water if needed.

Cover carrots, bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes.

Remove the lid, stir turn heat to high , then cook until the water is almost gone, leaving the carrots in a pool of golden syrup, about 15-20 minutes.

Adjust salt and pepper to taste, garnish with chopped parsley, then serve.

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