Crispy and salty bacon wrapped roasted carrots glazed in sweet maple syrup that are the perfect side dish for any meal!

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 25 minutes

Total Time: 30 minutes

Serves 6

12 inch dutch oven

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds carrots, well scrubbed or peeled
  • 1 pound bacon
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon grainy mustard

Directions

  1. Wrap the carrots in the bacon.
  2. Arrange on a wire rack on a baking sheet and roast in a preheated 400F/200C oven until the bacon is crispy and the carrots are tender, about 20-30 minutes, glazing with the maple syrup half way through, OR Roast/fry the bacon wrapped carrots in a skillet over medium heat until the bacon is crispy and the carrots are tender, about 20-30 minutes, glazing with the maple syrup half way through.

Option 1:Mix some Dijon mustard into the maple syrup.

Option 2:Use precooked bacon or precook the bacon the bacon to the point where it is still easily wrapped but a lot of the fat has cooked out.

Note: You want young carrots, the ones with the leaves still on, and you want them to be thin, about 3/4 of an inch or less, so that they roast quickly.