Maple Glazed Rainbow Carrots

Rainbow carrots are one of the most gorgeous vegetable out there! They are so colourful – ranging from white to purple, with many shades of orange in between. I love to use them when in season to make a simple yet delicious side dish that is perfect to accompany almost any meal.

Rainbow Carrots

This recipe for maple glazed rainbow carrots is so tasty and ready in just a few minutes. You simply need to mix your chopped rainbow carrots (or regular carrots) with maple syrup and whole grain old fashioned mustard and fry them up in a pan. It creates sweet, tender and caramelized bites that are just delectable!

Maple Glazed Rainbow Carrots


Maple Glazed Rainbow Carrots
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These sweet maple and mustard glazed rainbow carrots are the perfect healthy side dish for any meal.
Serves: 6-8 portions
  • 2 pounds rainbow carrots
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil (I used avocado oil, which is great for cooking)
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons whole grain old fashioned mustard (or Dijon mustard)
  1. Peel and slice carrots.
  2. In a pan over medium heat, fry carrots in vegetable oil for approximately 5 minutes.
  3. Add maple syrup and mustard and continue cooking on stovetop for about 12 minutes, or until carrots are cooked and maple syrup is caramelized into a nice glaze.
  4. Serve as a side dish.


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