Maple-Glazed Carrots with Garlic Yoghurt, Cranberries and Almonds

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6 portions
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For the maple-glazed carrots:

  • 35 oz heirloom carrots, peeled and sliced
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp pure maple syrup (preferably amber syrup for its rich taste)
  • ¼ tsp garlic powder
  • ¼ tsp onion powder
  • ¼ tsp ground coriander
  • ¼ tsp cumin
  • ¼ tsp smoked paprika
  • ¼ tsp pepper
  • ½ tsp salt

For the yoghurt dressing:

  • ½ cup Greek yoghurt
  • 1 tbsp pure maple syrup (preferably dark syrup for its robust flavour)
  • ½ garlic clove, minced
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

To garnish:

  • 3 tbsp pure maple syrup (preferably amber syrup for its rich taste)
  • ¼ cup fresh coriander, chopped
  • ¼ cup roasted pistachio, chopped
  • ¼ cup roasted almonds, chopped
  • ¼ cup dried cranberries


To make the maple-glazed carrots:

  1. Preheat the oven to 200°C and line a large baking tray with parchment.
  2. Leaving the tops on, spread the carrots evenly onto the baking tray and drizzle with the olive oil and maple syrup.
  3. Combine the dried spices, salt and pepper in a small bowl and sprinkle evenly over the carrots.
  4. Gently toss the carrots in the spice mix, oil and maple syrup and place in the oven.
  5. Roast for 25-30 minutes until tender and the edges are beginning to caramelise and char.
  6. Meanwhile, add all the yoghurt dressing ingredients into a bowl and whisk together.

To serve:

  1. On a large platter, place the glazed carrots in a line.
  2. Spoon over the herby yoghurt dressing.
  3. Finish with a drizzle of maple syrup and a sprinkle of pistachios, almonds, cranberries and coriander.

Complete any family feast with this elegant sharing side, perfect for the cooler seasons and pairing with any main.

This glazed carrot recipe is prepared with a deliciously sweet maple glaze, served with vibrant garlic yoghurt and topped with cranberries, almonds and pistachios for added texture and depth. It’s a simple yet delicious dish that easily elevates humble roasted carrots into a showstopping side that will please all your family and friends. With each bite, you’ll taste the sweetness of the maple syrup combined along with the tanginess of the garlic-infused Greek yoghurt. 

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