These candied carrots are sliced carrots in a brown sugar and butter glaze that are simmered until tender. It's a super easy side dish that's perfect for a weeknight dinner or a holiday meal!
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
- 1 lb carrots peeled and sliced into 1/2 inch pieces
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 3 tablespoons brown sugar
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/8 teaspoon pepper
- 1 tablespoon chopped parsley
Place the carrots in a large pan. Add 1 cup of water to the pan. Bring to a simmer and cook the carrots for 8-10 minutes or until tender.
Drain the water from the pan and return the pan to the stove over medium heat. Add the brown sugar, butter, salt and pepper.
Cook for 2-3 minutes or until butter and sugar have melted and carrots are coated in the glaze. Sprinkle with parsley and serve.
Calories: 131kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 276mg | Potassium: 374mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 382.4% | Vitamin C: 8.1% | Calcium: 4.5% | Iron: 2.2%