Brown Sugar And Date Glazed Carrots Recipe

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Brown Sugar and Date Glazed Carrots

Melissa Baldan

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@mellymel74

Date is nature's candy, don't you know?
Sweet organic carrots and dates lend a lot of flavor to the molasses and brown sugar!
Hit up your local farmers market for some heirloom organic carrots!


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Ingredients

2 Tbsp
olive oil
1 lb
carrots with tops. peeled and halved lengthwise
1/2 c
tops of carrots, chopped coarsely (just get this right off your carrots)
salt and pepper to taste
2 Tbsp
packed brown sugar
1 Tbsp
molasses
4
whole dates, pitted, chopped
1/2 c
grapeseed oil
1 Tbsp
butter, unsalted
fresh rosemary

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Heat olive oil in large skillet over med heat. Add carrots, salt and pepper and toss to coat. Cook for about 3 minutes and add in the brown sugar, molasses and dates, coat again. Cook for about 6-9 minutes or until carrots are tender adding water as needed to prevent sugar from burning.
2
Meanwhile, In another skillet, heat grapeseed oil over medium high heat. Add the carrot tops and cook until crisp. Remove from oil and set on paper towel.
3
In the skillet with the sugar carrots, add butter and rosemary and cook until butter melts. Transfer to serving dish and sprinkle with the cooked tops.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetables