I had some leftover raw carrots and wanted to use them as a side dish. This a very simple recipe adapted from a FineCooking recipe. You could also add in a few parsnips for a different flavor.more
lb. carrots, cut into 1-inch pieces
slices bacon, diced
tablespoon maple syrup
tablespoon chopped fresh parsley (optional)
Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
Preheat oven to 400°F. In a bowl, toss the carrots with maple syrup, bacon, salt and pepper. Place in a single layer on a parchment paper lined baking sheet. Roast until carrots are tender, about 30 minutes. Remove from oven and toss with parsley, if desired. Calories - 120 per 1/4 serving, approximately 1 cup.