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Glazed whole carrots on a white serving dish on a wood surface.

Maple Glazed Carrots

  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 25 mins
  • Yield: Approximately 4 servings 1x


  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 pound slender carrots
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • ¼ cup real maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley


  1. Cut off tops and very bottom of each carrot. Scrub and rinse carrots.
  2. Fill a medium saucepan half-full of water and bring to a boil over medium heat. Add salt, then carrots. Gently boil (uncovered) until carrots are crisp-tender, about 5 minutes.
  3. Drain carrots in a colander and set aside.
  4. Melt butter in saucepan over medium heat. Add maple syrup and lemon juice and stir to combine. Add carrots and cook until carrots are coated with glaze, about 3-5 minutes.
  5. Gently place carrots on a serving platter and season with salt and pepper. Sprinkle with chopped fresh parsley.
  • Category: Side Dish
  • Method: Boil
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: maple glazed carrots