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Maple Baby Carrots Recipe

Maple Baby Carrots Recipe

“I first tasted this three-ingredient side dish at my aunt’s house,” relates Karen Wren from Freedom, Maine. “I thought they were the sweetest, most tender carrots I’d ever had. I make them all the time now.”
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 1 pound fresh baby carrots
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup


  • 1. Place carrots and a small amount of water in a 1-1/2-qt. microwave-safe dish. Cover and microwave on high for 4-6 minutes or until crisp-tender; drain. Add butter; microwave for 30 seconds or until melted. Drizzle with syrup; toss to coat. Yield: 4 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 166 calories, 12 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 31 mg cholesterol, 205 mg sodium, 16 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 1 g protein.