Recipes and Cooking Caramelized Carrots 3.9 (8) Loaded with vitamin A, this side dish recipe also boasts a caramelized sweet flavor. Make it a healthy side dish by skipping the cream sauce. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on May 1, 2007 Print Share Share Tweet Pin Email Prep Time: 20 mins Cook Time: 22 mins Total Time: 42 mins Servings: 8 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 2 tablespoon olive oil 2 pound whole small carrots, peeled, tops on, and halved lengthwise ¼ teaspoon salt 4 cloves garlic, thinly sliced ⅔ cup whipping cream ⅛ teaspoon cayenne pepper Snipped Italian (flat-leaf) parsley Directions In an extra-large skillet cook carrots, cut sides down, in hot oil. Sprinkle with salt. Cook, covered, for 10 minutes. Uncover. Turn carrots, add garlic. Cover and continue cooking for 10 minutes more or until carrots are tender and both sides are golden brown. During cooking, gently shake skillet occasionally to prevent carrots from sticking. Transfer carrots to serving plate, cover and keep warm. Add cream and cayenne pepper to skillet. Bring to boiling. Reduce heat; boil gently, uncovered, for 2 to 4 minutes until cream is slightly thickened. Pour over carrots. Serve immediately. Makes 8 (1/2-cup) servings. Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 146 Calories 11g Fat 12g Carbs 2g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 8 Calories 146 % Daily Value * Total Fat 11g 14% Saturated Fat 5g 25% Cholesterol 27mg 9% Sodium 160mg 7% Total Carbohydrate 12g 4% Protein 2g Vitamin C 5.9mg 30% Calcium 50.5mg 4% Iron 0.4mg 2% *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.