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Bacon-Wrapped, Maple-Glazed Roasted Carrots

This simple, three-ingredient recipe is a decadent way to enjoy these somewhat tired root vegetables.
Course Side Dishes
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 2 people
Calories 369kcal
Author Aimee

Ingredients

  • 6 medium carrots
  • 6 strips bacon
  • 2 teaspoons pure maple syrup

Instructions

  • Preheat over to 425F.
  • Peel carrots and place whole in a large saucepan. Cover with an inch of water.
  • Bring the water to a boil and cook carrots for 5 minutes. Drain and cool.
  • Line a rimmed baking sheet with foil or parchment. Wrap each carrot with a strip of bacon.
  • Line carrots together on the tray and place in the middle rack of the oven.
  • Roast for 25 minutes (keep an eye on them as ovens may vary. Bacon should be slightly crispy, not burnt!).
  • Remove from the oven, then brush the bacon-wrapped carrots with maple syrup.
  • Return to the oven and roast for an additional 5 minutes. Stay close-by as the bacon can burn easily.
  • Remove from oven and serve hot.

Nutrition

Calories: 369kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 26g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 43mg | Sodium: 563mg | Potassium: 716mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 30570IU | Vitamin C: 10.8mg | Calcium: 68mg | Iron: 0.8mg