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Bourbon Carrots

Yield Makes 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 cups water
  • 1 1/2 pounds baby carrots
  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons bourbon
  • Garnish: chopped fresh parsley

How to Make It

  1. Bring 3 cups water to a boil in a 3-quart saucepan; add carrots, granulated sugar, and salt. Return to a boil, and cook 5 minutes or until carrots are tender.

  2. Melt butter and brown sugar in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Stir in carrots, and cook, stirring occasionally, 2 to 3 minutes or until well coated. Add bourbon, and cook, stirring occasionally, 3 more minutes. Garnish, if desired.