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Maple Bacon Carrots on the Char-Broil Big Easy

Use a bunk bed basket or two to be able to cook more carrots at once.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Side
Cuisine: American
Author: Mike

Ingredients

  • Carrots baby carrots or equally-sized big carrots, peeled and cut down to fit into a Big Easy
  • Thin-sliced bacon cut into thirds for baby carrots, use full-sized pieces if using large carrots
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • Maple syrup use the Grade A real stuff, not the fake syrup

Instructions

  • Fire up your Big Easy.
  • Wrap carrots in bacon and sprinkle with pepper.
  • Transfer carrots to the Big Easy basket, bacon seam side down.
  • Place into the Big Easy and cook until the bacon starts to brown and shrink and the larger of the carrots is slightly tender, 25-30 minutes. I lifted the basket out and poked them with a long bamboo skewer.
  • Brush the carrots with maple syrup. I use a long brush for this. Just lift the basket up, holding it with one hand, and brush with the other. Return to the cooker and cook another 3 minutes.
  • Remove the basket from the Big Easy and remove the carrots to a platter to cool a bit. The bacon will crisp while they cool.