Maple Glazed Carrots & Parsnips

Maple Glazed Carrots & Parsnips

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  • Prep Time 5 mins

  • Total Time 30 mins

  • Servings 6

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 pounds (about 6) parsnips, peeled, halved lengthwise
  • 3/4 pound thin carrots, (about 12), peeled, greens trimmed but not removed
  • 4 slices bacon, each cut into 4 pieces
  • 10 sprigs fresh thyme
  • 1/4 cup Maple Syrup
  • Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper

Directions

  • 1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees, with rack in lower third.
  • Place parsnips, carrots, bacon, and thyme in a single layer on a rimmed baking sheet.
  • Drizzle with Maple Syrup; season with salt and pepper.
  • Toss well to combine.
  • Bake until bottoms of vegetables begin to caramelize and turn dark brown, about 20 minutes.
  • Remove from oven, and toss vegetables carefully.
  • Return to oven, and bake until all sides are well browned, about 25 minutes more.
  • Discard bacon and thyme.
  • Serve immediately.