Carrots Glazed with Apple, Honey and Thyme

Carrots Glazed with Apple Juice, Honey and Thyme
Recipe by Dragon

I've been craving carrots all week and last night I gave into those cravings with these gorgeous little jewels. Apple, honey and thyme are a great compliments to the sweetness of the carrots.

Don't overcook the carrots as they will turn to mush. As a friend of mine says, "I like my carrots, like I like my women; sweet, with a little bit of bite and covered in honey". I have colourful friends. No? Enjoy!

Serves: 4

2 tablespoon butter
3 cups baby carrots
2 teaspoons honey
1 cup unsweetened apple juice
2 teaspoons fresh thyme, chopped
Salt and pepper

1. Melt the butter over medium heat in a large skillet. Add the carrots and saute until the carrots just start to brown.

3. Add the honey, 1/2 of the thyme and apple juice. Bring it to a boil then reduce the heat to a simmer.

4. Simmer until carrots are tender and liquid is reduced to glaze, stirring occasionally, about 15 minutes. Add the remaining thyme and give the carrots a final mix.

5. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Serve hot.


Arundathi said...

Beautiful color!

♥ mesa para 4 said...

They look great!! Abra├žo

Adam said...

Your friend is a smart man. I totally concur, and think that molasses would work too :)

Deeba PAB said...

I like your carrots like I like your colourful friends Paula...adding more meaning to life. These look like a delicious bite!

Patsyk said...

I would love those carrots! Unfortunately, I'm the only one in my house who will eat them cooked!

Bunny said...

Geez, these sound so good! I bet my kids would love these!

Anonymous said...

They sound lovely.

Nic said...

Just how I like mine - beautiful!

Dragon said...

arundathi: Thank you!

mesa: Obrigada!

adam: You men are all alike. :)

passionate: You're a wise woman.

patsyk: More for you then. :)

bunny: I bet they would too.

noble: Thank you.

nicisme: They are lovely, aren't they?

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