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Maple Roasted Carrots

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WW Freestyle: 9
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Total Time40 mins
Caramelized in a sweet and buttery maple syrup glaze, these Maple Roasted Carrots are the perfect side dish for your Holiday dinners, but simple enough for weeknight meals. 
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 229

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds fresh carrots, washed and scrubbed, ends trimmed (you can cut the carrots longwise for faster cooking)
  • 1/3 cup pure maple syrup, (you can also use sugar-free Maple Syrup)
  • 1/4 cup light brown sugar, (optional but highly recommended)
  • 5 tablespoons unsalted butter, cut into about 10 pieces
  • salt and fresh ground pepper, to taste
  • chopped fresh parsley or other fresh herbs, for garnish

Instructions 

  • Preheat oven to 400˚F.
  • Line a rimmed baking sheet with foil.
  • Transfer prepared carrots to baking sheet and spread out in one single layer. Set aside.
  • In a small bowl whisk to combine maple syrup and brown sugar.
  • Dot butter pieces over the carrots in several different places.
  • Pour the maple mixture over the carrots.
  • Season with salt and pepper; toss around to combine.
  • Bake for 30 to 40 minutes, tossing at least once during cooking, until tender. To test for doneness, start checking at the 25 minute mark by piercing the thickest part of the carrot with a fork. If it goes through easily, the carrots are done.
  • Remove from oven.
  • Taste for seasonings, mostly salt, and adjust accordingly.
  • Garnish with fresh herbs and serve.

Notes

WW FREESTYLE POINTS: 9
  • For a lighter version, use sugar-free maple syrup and skip the brown sugar. 
Nutrition Facts
Maple Roasted Carrots
Amount Per Serving (1 cup)
Calories 229 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Fat 10g15%
Saturated Fat 6g30%
Cholesterol 25mg8%
Sodium 192mg8%
Potassium 536mg15%
Carbohydrates 36g12%
Fiber 4g16%
Sugar 27g30%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 25551IU511%
Vitamin C 9mg11%
Calcium 80mg8%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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