Glazed Carrots are an EASY to make side dish that will fit any BUDGET.
Inexpensive, healthy, and colorful, these tender carrots make the PERFECT SIDE DISH for any meal in less than 10 minutes!
If you’d rather skip my essential cooking tips and tricks and get straight to this delicious recipe – simply scroll to the bottom of the page where you can find the printable recipe card.
Brown Sugar Glazed Carrots
Even though I have eaten a ton of carrots in my life, my eyesight is not that great LOL. (Thanks MOM!)
But I don’t eat carrots just because my mom tells me to, I just love them!
Do you love carrots like I do? Then you will love these glazed carrots.
A delicious and easy side dish that pairs perfectly with just about any dish. But you can also eat them as a main dish if you are so inclined.
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Ingredients for Honey Glazed Carrots
- olive oil
- brown sugar
- spices & garnishes
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How to make glazed carrots?
STEP ONE: Melt butter and oil in a large pan over medium heat. Add sliced carrots.
STEP TWO: Add brown sugar, honey, and garlic and toss to coat the carrots.
STEP THREE: Cook, stirring often, until carrots are tender. Roughly 8-10 minutes.
STEP FOUR: Remove from the heat and season with salt and pepper to taste. Garnish with fresh chopped parsley.
What is the best way to soften carrots?
Steaming or cooking covered in a pot are the quickest ways to soften them. Don’t toss them in the microwave or they will dry out.
How long do you boil carrots for?
Roughly 8 minutes if the carrots are sliced 1/4 inch thick or less.
Can you cook carrots a day ahead?
A great thing about carrots is that they hold up really well! You can certainly cook your carrots a day or two ahead of time and then simply reheat when ready to serve.
What is the healthiest way to cook carrots?
Cooking in a pan, stove top, such as sautéing is the best way to cook carrots. It doesn’t require a ton of extra fats or oils!
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Tips for no leftover carrots
- Add the butter and brown sugar before the carrots and allow the butter to melt and the sugar to dissolve. This will make it easier to coat the carrots.
- Store the cooked carrots in an air tight container in the refrigerator for up to 4 days. Freeze for up to 1 month.
- If you don’t want to use sliced carrots, you can always use baby carrots. Just be sure to cut them in half.
- Sprinkle with lemon juice before serving if you want to add some tartness.
What to serve with carrots?
Brown Sugar Glazed Carrots Recipe
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