Harissa & Maple Glazed Carrots

Enjoy as is, or try using this glaze on any roasted root vegetable for a particularly tasty, spiced-up side dish.

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  • 2 small small garlic cloves
  • ¼ cup (60 ml) extra virgin olive oil
  • ¼ cup (60 ml) maple syrup
  • 1 Tablespoon harissa paste
  • 1 teaspoon salt, optional
  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper, optional
  • 2 pounds (900 g) carrots, cut into 2-inch strips
  • 1 lemon, sliced


  1. Place all ingredients except carrot and lemon into a 20 oz Vitamix container and secure the blade base.
  2. Start the blender on its lowest speed and increase to its highest speed. Blend for 20 seconds.
  3. Toss sauce with prepared carrots and lemon slices. Place on a sheet tray, and bake for 35 minutes.