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Caramelized Maple Mustard Carrots

Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 4 Servings


  • 6 Carrots Peeled, and sliced into ⅛" coins About 3 cups of carrot coins
  • 1 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 2 Large Cloves of Garlic, Minced
  • ¼ teaspoon Salt
  • Freshly Ground Black Pepper
  • 1 tablespoon Pure Maple Syrup
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon Mustard
  • 2 tablespoon Finely Chopped Fresh Parsley, optional


  • Heat a sauté pan over medium high heat. Add olive oil and garlic and cook for 30 second.
  • Add carrots to the pan and season with salt and pepper. Cook for about 6 minutes, stirring very occasionally. The less you stir, the more caramelization you will get.
  • After 6 minutes, add the maple syrup and dijon mustard. Stir to combine and continue cooking, stirring occasionally until the carrots are caramelized and cooked to your preferred texture. 4-7 more minutes.
  • Remove from heat and stir in parsley if using and serve!
Keyword 20 minute recipe, Caramelized Carrots, carrots, Maple Mustard Carrots, Sides