Whiskey Glazed Vegetables

Recipes by Missy Workman & Photos by Holly Booth

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This recipe is a fantastic way to incorporate the rich, smoky flavors of whiskey into your meal, and it's a versatile dish that can accommodate any root vegetables you have on hand, making it perfect for enjoying the seasonal bounty in your area.

In just a few simple steps, you can transform humble carrots, Brussels sprouts, green beans, or any other seasonal veggies into a side dish that will leave your guests raving. The star of the show is the homemade Whiskey Glaze, a blend of High West bourbon, brown sugar, and maple syrup, with a hint of peppery kick.

Whether you're a whiskey enthusiast or simply looking to add a new dimension to your Thanksgiving menu, these glazed veggies are sure to be a hit. Embrace the fun of trying something new, and watch as this unique side dish steals the spotlight at your holiday table.

How to Make
Whiskey Glaze

Servings: N/A | Prep Time: 5 min | Total Time: 5-10 min


  • ¼ cup High West bourbon
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • ½ cup maple syrup
  • Course ground pepper


  • Enamel Mixing Bowl


  1. In a small dish or enamel mixing bowl, combine bourbon, brown sugar, maple syrup, and pepper.
  2. Stir well and use right away as a glaze.

How to Make
Sauteed Veggies With Whiskey Glaze

Servings: 4 | Prep Time: 10 min | Cook Time: 15 min | Total Time: 20-30 min


  • ½ pound carrots, Brussels sprouts, or green beans
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • ½ cup whiskey glaze
  • Sea salt


  • Cast Iron Skillet
  • Wooden Spoon or Cowboy Grill Tongs


  1. Place butter in cast iron skillet over medium heat, allowing it to melt.
  2. Add desired vegetables, cooking until soft and nicely seared.
  3. Add glaze and allow to reduce.
  4. Sprinkle with sea salt.

More Thanksgiving Recipes To Try

Cranberry Whiskey Sauce Over Whole Chicken Legs

Cheesy Skillet Potatoes

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