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Coconut Maple Glazed Carrots

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Caramelized carrots are simple and elegant. Carrots are coated in coconut oil and maple syrup glaze.
Course Side Dishes
Cuisine American
Keyword carrots, coconut, easy side dish, maple, seasonal, side dish
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Servings 8 servings
Calories 92
Author Laurie McNamara


  • 7 teaspoons coconut oil unrefined
  • 2 pounds unpeeled carrots scrubbed and roll cut into approximately 3/4-inch pieces
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 2 cloves garlic finely minced
  • 2 tablespoons pure maple syrup
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon chopped parsley


  • Heat 2 tablespoons of coconut oil in a large 12-inch skillet over medium heat. Add carrots and 1/4 teaspoon of salt. Toss to coat and cook the carrots for 20-25 minutes or until tender and the edges of the carrots caramelize.
  • Add in the garlic and cook for 2 minutes. Pour in the maple syrup, toss to coat and cook for a minute or so.
  • Turn off the heat and stir in the remaining teaspoon of coconut oil before seasoning with remaining 1/4 teaspoon of kosher salt and the 1/8 teaspoon black pepper.
  • Sprinkle with chopped parsley and serve immediately!


Serving: 1g | Calories: 92kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 224mg | Potassium: 381mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 18987IU | Vitamin C: 8mg | Calcium: 45mg | Iron: 1mg