Brown Sugar Glazed Carrots
Just a few ingredients are all you need to make these sweet and savory brown sugar glazed carrots. They're a perfect side dish to any meal!
- 1 lb carrots , sliced into 1 cm coins
- 3 tablespoon butter
- 1/4 cup packed light or dark brown sugar
- 1/2 teaspoon coarse salt
- 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes (optional)
- 1/2 cup water
- Fresh ground black pepper , to taste
- Chopped parsley or carrot tops , for garnish (optional)
Add carrot coins, butter, brown sugar, salt, red pepper flakes, and water to a medium saucepan.
Bring to a boil, stirring to dissolve sugar.
Once boiling, reduce heat to medium low and simmer for about 10 minutes, until carrots are al dente and most of the liquid is reduced to a sauce. Stir occasionally as needed.
Top with fresh ground black pepper and parsley or carrot tops, if using. Serve immediately.
NOTE: This recipe also works with baby carrots. Increase cook time to 12-15 minutes depending on their size.
Calories: 87kcal, Carbohydrates: 12g, Protein: 1g, Fat: 4g, Saturated Fat: 3g, Cholesterol: 11mg, Sodium: 226mg, Potassium: 191mg, Fiber: 2g, Sugar: 9g, Vitamin A: 9622IU, Vitamin C: 3mg, Calcium: 26mg, Iron: 1mg