Honey Garlic Carrots with a hint of spice from cayenne pepper and the sweetness of honey. These make an unexpected and fabulous side for your favorite protein. Or, you could try these with this Pesto Quinoa dish.
- 1 lb baby carrots
- 1 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
- 1 Tbsp honey
- 1 Tbsp bottled minced garlic
- pinch cayenne pepper
- Place carrots in a medium saucepan. Cover with water. Bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 10 minutes. Remove carrots with slotted spoon. Drain water. Dry saucepan.
- In the same saucepan, add olive oil, honey, garlic, and cayenne. Bring to a boil over med-high heat. Return carrots to pan and cook 5 min longer, stirring constantly, until the sauce caramelizes.