Champagne Honey Carrots


Posted: October 19

Time: 35 minutes

Yield: 6 servings

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Here’s how you make vegetables feel celebratory! Champagne Honey Carrots coats tender, butter-sauteed carrots in a sweet, sparkling, fruity sauce so good you’ll be jumping with joy. This recipe is easy and quick to make, so you can always have a vegetable side that pops whenever you want. Champagne Honey Carrots pair well with steak dinners, chicken roasts, or any other special meal…although any meal feels special with these carrots on the table.


Ingredients

• 1 tablespoon olive oil • 3 tablespoons butter • 1 shallot, minced • 2 pounds baby carrots • 1 cup dry champagne or 1 cup sparkling wine • 2 tablespoons honey • 1 sprig fresh thyme • 1/8 teaspoon salt • 1/8 teaspoon white pepper

Directions

Step 1

Heat the oil and butter in a skillet over medium-high heat.

Step 2

Add the shallots and carrots.

Step 3

Cook, stirring occasionally until carrots are just tender, about 15-20 minutes.

Step 4

Add the champagne, honey, and thyme.

Step 5

Cook, stirring occasionally, until the liquid reduces to 1/4, about 3-5 minutes.

Step 6

Remove the skillet from the heat and discard thyme.

Step 7

Stir in the salt and pepper.

Step 8

Transfer to a serving bowl and serve warm.


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