Maple Bacon Carrots

These Maple Bacon Carrots are a delightful twist to your usual side dish! Sweet maple syrup pairs perfectly with crispy bacon, making these carrots a flavorful addition to any meal. Get ready to elevate your dinner table with this easy recipe!

Ingredients:

  • 1 lb carrots, peeled and sliced
  • 4 slices bacon, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Chopped fresh parsley for garnish

Directions:

  1. In a skillet over medium heat, cook the chopped bacon until crispy. Remove the bacon from the skillet and set aside, leaving the bacon grease in the skillet.
  2. Add the sliced carrots to the skillet with the bacon grease. Cook the carrots until they start to soften, about 5-7 minutes.
  3. Drizzle the maple syrup over the carrots and stir to coat evenly. Cook for an additional 2-3 minutes, allowing the syrup to caramelize slightly.
  4. Return the cooked bacon to the skillet and toss to combine with the carrots.
  5. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Garnish with chopped fresh parsley before serving.

Prep Time: 10 minutes Calories: 180 kcal per serving

FAQ: Q: Can I use turkey bacon instead of regular bacon? A: Yes, you can substitute turkey bacon for a leaner option. Just adjust the cooking time accordingly as turkey bacon tends to cook faster.

Conclusion: These Maple Bacon Carrots are sure to be a hit at your dinner table! With just a few simple ingredients, you can create a flavorful side dish that everyone will love. Try them out for your next meal!

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