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Maker’s Mark Glazed Nantes Carrots with Mint

Maker’s Mark Glazed Nantes Carrots with Mint

Maker’s Mark Glazed Nantes Carrots with Mint

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Nantes carrots are one of my favorite vegetables to hit the table. They are sweet, earthy and less fibrous than what we normally see representing carrots. (Like the monster-sized ones that are only good for feeding horses). You could add a little fresh ginger to this if you want to spice it up a bit, as you can never go wrong with bourbon and ginger. Hint: Generic carrots are fine if you cannot source Nantes carrots.

Servings: 4
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Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons Maker’s Mark® Bourbon
  • 2 cups Nantes carrots, oblique cut 1/2"
  • 2 teaspoons cultured butter
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • Salt to taste
  • 6 fresh mint leaves

Instructions

  1. Peel carrots and cut on an angle, rotating the carrots a quarter turn between cuts.
  2. Heat 16 cups of water with 2 tablespoons of kosher salt until boiling.
  3. Add carrots and cook for 4-5 minutes, until tender.
  4. Strain.
  5. Toss carrots with Maker’s Mark® Bourbon, sugar and butter and adjust seasoning with salt.
  6. Transfer to a serving bowl, tear mint leaves with hand and place them on top.
  7. Serve immediately.

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Tags: Recipes, Side Dishes, Carrots, Butter, Sugar, Salt, Mint, Hungry