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A brown sugar glaze for vegetables is all you need to up your side dish game. Bonus: these brown sugar-glazed carrots can be on the table in less than 30 minutes. Try switching it up by adding some fresh thyme in our herb variation.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens


Credit: Kritsada Panichgul

Recipe Summary

10 mins
25 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • In a medium saucepan cook carrots, covered, in a small amount of boiling salted water for 8 to 10 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain; remove carrots from pan.

  • In the same saucepan combine butter, brown sugar, and salt. Cook and stir over medium heat until combined. Add carrots. Cook and stir about 2 minutes or until glazed. Season to taste with pepper.

Herb-Glazed Carrots:

To add more sophisticated flavors to the brown sugar carrots,prepare as above, except substitute 1 tablespoon honey for the brown sugar and add 1 tablespoon snipped fresh thyme or 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme, crushed, to the butter mixture. Sprinkle with snipped fresh Italian parsley before serving.

Nutrition Facts

83 calories; fat 3g; cholesterol 8mg; saturated fat 2g; carbohydrates 14g; mono fat 1g; insoluble fiber 2g; sugars 10g; protein 1g; vitamin a 13896.8IU; vitamin c 9.4mg; riboflavin 0.1mg; niacin equivalents 0.6mg; vitamin b6 0.1mg; folate 32.3mcg; sodium 111mg; potassium 281mg; calcium 40.4mg; iron 1.3mg.