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Roasted Carrots with Spicy Maple Glaze and Pistachios

Roasted Maple Glazed Carrots on a White Platter
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Ingredients

  • 1 pound carrots, peeled 
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • Sprinkle of salt

Spiced Maple Glaze:

  • 3 tablespoons maple syrup (or brown sugar)
  • 2 tablespoon margarine 
  • pinch of crushed red pepper
  • pinch of salt

Garnish:

  • 2 tablespoons roasted shelled pistachios, roughly chopped

 

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400F
  • In a bowl (or bag) add the carrots, olive oil, and a little salt.  
  • Massage to coat the carrots with the oil
  • Transfer the carrots to a lined or greased baking tray
  • Bake for 20 minutes
  • They are done when you can pierce them with a fork
  • Do not over-bake
  • Remove from oven

Glaze:

  • While the carrots are roasting, prepare the glaze
  • In a small saucepan, heat the ingredients for the glaze
  • Simmer to thicken for a couple of minutes
  • Let cool slightly
  • Pour over carrots
  • Sprinkle with chopped pistachios and serve
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