You can forget those plain and boring steamed carrots now. This recipe for Garlic and Thyme Glazed Carrots will add new life to a favorite vegetable. The recipe is very simple, and will add a lot of flavor to your next carrot dish. You will never look at carrots the same again.
1 garlic clove , crushed
2 sprigs thyme leaves
1-½ lbs. small Chantenay carrots (or any type of carrots you prefer)
light chicken stock
Put the garlic, a large dollop of butter, and thyme in a large wide pan and cook for a couple of minutes. Be careful not to burn or overcook the garlic. Add the carrots and toss together, then pour in just enough stock or water to barely cover the carrots.
Cover and simmer for 10-15 minutes until just tender, then increase the heat and cook until all the water has evaporated and the carrots are glazed. Season and serve.