Slow  Cooker Carrots for Spring Brunch!

reader reviews

“This recipe was perfect for Easter! Just a few minutes to prep, and an absolute crowd pleaser! I doubled the recipe and did 2 lbs of purple/white carrots and 2 lbs of orange carrots – such a beautiful dish! 🥕” ~ Angela

key ingredients:

carrots butter maple syrup lemon zest salt

about this recipe

make ahead easy prep few ingredients

We gave humble carrots the star treatment using the slow cooker! Sliced and cooked with velvety butter, bright lemon zest, a sprinkling of salt and a touch of sweetness from maple syrup, these taste rich & decadent but are made with lots of good-for-you ingredients.

STEP 1:

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Add the carrots to a 6-quart slow cooker. Add butter, maple syrup, lemon zest, and salt.

STEP 2:

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Cook until the carrots are just tender. Do not uncover during this time. Uncover, add the remaining 1 tablespoon butter, stir and taste.

STEP 3:

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Toss with chopped parsley and flaked sea salt, if using, and serve.

These can be made ahead a few days in advance, stored & refrigerated in a tightly sealed lidded container, and easily reheated. A great option to keep in mind for your Easter dinner!

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