Glazed Carrots

Honey glazed carrots with bacon and mustard

the bacon brings enough fat to replace the butter in the traditional version with the hint of mustard to bring a great kick of flavours . simple and delicious !
5 from 1 vote
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Irish
Servings 4


  • 100 g bacon diced into ¼-inch pieces
  • 6 carrots peeled and thinly sliced on a diagonal
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 150 ml vegetable stock or water
  • 1 tbsp chives thinly sliced
  • Salt and pepper


  • In a wide saucepan, sauté the bacon over medium heat until just coloured.
  • Add the carrots with the honey, mustard and enough stock or water to just cover the carrots. Season to taste.
  • Cover with a cartouche or a lid and bring to the boil,
  • then cook over a moderate to high heat for about 12-15 minutes until the carrots are tender and most of the liquid has evaporated, shaking the pan occasionally to prevent sticking.
  • Remove from the heat and set aside to keep warm until needed.
  • Just before serving, sprinkle the chives over the carrots, toss to coat.
  • Serve immediately.
Keyword carrots, Kevin Dundon, side dish, vegetables

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