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Maple Glazed Carrots

What a wonderful dish our contributor Ilona from Ilona’s Passion has shared with us today.  After you have tried these maple glazed carrots you will never eat carrots the same again!

Hi! This is Ilona and today I have a vegetarian maple glazed carrots recipe.

Recently, I was thinking what else I can do with carrots beside carrots + peas that I really like. At first when I was thinking about maple glazed carrots I thought that no way this recipe will turn out good.

I am not a huge fan of sweet dinners or lunches. But I was wrong maple and carrots are perfect combination. And healthy addition to any dinner.

Maple Glazed Carrots

This recipe is so delicious. You have to try it to believe it.

Maple gives so much flavour to these carrots. Also, the garlic powder in this recipe was perfect idea too.

I sauteed my carrots in butter for couple minutes and then I seasoned with garlic powder, salt, pepper and maple in the end. It was so good.

I had it the other day with mashed potatoes and pork chop. These maple glazed carrots will go perfectly with any meat.

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The whole recipe is done in less than 30 minutes, it’s very quick and easy to do. If you’ll try these maple glazed carrots don’t forget to tell me what you think. I’m still thinking these carrots are one of the best that I’ve had. They will be often seen during my dinner.

Also, I’m hoping that you are enjoying my previous recipes as well… like Bacon Mini Quiche that are perfect for a party or Basil Roasted Red Potatoes. And right now I’m thinking that Basil Roasted Red Potatoes will be good together with maple glazed carrots. Next time I’ll obviously pair them together with some meat on the side.

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Maple Glazed Carrots

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 25 minutes

Total Time: 30 minutes

Serving Size: 2 - 3

Maple Glazed Carrots


  • 4 carrots, peeled
  • 1 Tbsp. butter
  • 1/4 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1 tsp. maple syrup
  • 1 Tbsp. water
  • salt/pepper to taste


Slice or cut into string carrots.

Melt butter in the frying pan, add carrots.

Saute for 5 minutes.

Add garlic powder, salt, pepper and water.

Cook on low heat for 10 minutes.

Add maple syrup and cook for another 5 - 10 minutes. Until carrots are soft.


Consider adding a little more water during cooking if carrots will become to dry.

Do you like the idea of maple glazed carrots? Will you try it someday?

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6 Responses to Maple Glazed Carrots

  1. Sadia April 16, 2015 at 12:47 am #

    Oh YUM! I can’t help thinking that this would also work wonderfully with sweet potatoes. I’m drooling!

    • Catherine Holt April 17, 2015 at 5:22 pm #

      Oh totally…I agree. Now you have me drooling too!!

  2. Ashley Mullen April 21, 2015 at 11:51 am #

    Those look amazing!Thanks for linking up to last week’s Tasty Tuesday Linky! I have pinned your recipe to the Tasty Tuesday Pinterest Board. Hope you stop by and link up tomorrow!

    • Catherine Holt April 21, 2015 at 1:28 pm #

      They are the perfect accompianment to a meal Ashley. Thanks for pinning 🙂

  3. kareen liez April 27, 2015 at 12:50 am #

    This is an easy yet delish way to prepare carrots. Love it! Thanks for linking up to the Bloggers Brags Pinterest Party. I have pinned your post to the Bloggers Brags Pinterest Board.

    • Catherine Holt April 27, 2015 at 1:39 pm #

      And easy is always the best isn’t it Kareen 🙂

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