Black Forrest Ham and Maple Glazed Carrots

2014 01 08 Ham and carrots


Prepare the ham as per instructions


  • 1 lb of carrots, peeled and cut into ¼ inch thick rounds. – I used three
  • 1 tablespoon of butter.
  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons of maple syrup.
  • 1 orange (the juice)  – splash of oj
  • 1 teaspoon of brown sugar.
  • 1/8 teaspoon of cinnamon
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste.


  • Place the carrots in a shallow saucepan, and cover with salted water. Boil until crisp-tender, about 5 to 8 minutes. Drain well.
  • Heat a skillet, reduce heat to medium and add the butter and olive oil. Then the carrots.
  • Add the maple syrup and the orange juice. Stir.
  • Sprinkle with the cinnamon, black pepper and sugar, stir again.
  • Cook until the juices are reduced to a glaze.


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