easy carrots with thyme

Carrots with Thyme

  • Author: Kate Morgan Jackson
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Category: Side Dish
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Vegetarian


A quick, simple recipe that blends sweet carrots with thyme for the perfect side dish to chicken, beef or fish. It’s the side dish you’ve been looking for!


  • 1 1/2 pounds carrots cut on the diagonal into 1/2 inch slices (or you can use baby carrots!)
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 4 sprigs thyme, leaves stripped off
  • 1/2 cup water
  • Sea salt


  1. Combine carrots, butter, thyme and water in a large skillet, and bring to a simmer.
  2. Cook until the water is absorbed and the carrots are tender, about 10 minutes.  You can check for doneness by poking one piece with a paring knife – it should go in easily.  If your carrots need more time, add a little more water.
  3. Season to taste with sea salt and [email protected]


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