Brown Sugar And Date Glazed Carrots Recipe

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Brown Sugar and Date Glazed Carrots

Melissa Baldan


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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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
whole dates, pitted, chopped
1/2 c
grapeseed oil
1 Tbsp
butter, unsalted
fresh rosemary

Directions Step-By-Step

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.
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.
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