Simple carrots are transformed into a classy little side dish. spoonfuls of soft and billowy carrots and dill- makes simple ingredients seem special.
2 pounds fresh carrots
Water or broth (reaching to about 2 inches in pot)
5 tablespoons butter
2 tablespoon maple syrup
1 tablespoon snipped fresh dill
Pinch grated nutmeg
1 teaspoon kosher or sea salt
Preheat oven to 350º F
1. Pour water or broth to about two inches in a large saucepan and bring to a boil.
2. Add bay leaf and carrots, boil until tender-approximately 20 minutes.
3. Drain carrots and discard the bay leaf. Place hot carrots in a food processor with remaining ingredients and process until smooth. Taste and adjust seasoning.
4. Bake in a small greased casserole for 25-30 minutes.