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Glazed Baby Carrots

Photo: Johnny Autry; Styling: Cindy Barr
Hands-on time 5 mins
Total time 10 mins
Yield Serves 4 (serving size: about 2/3 cup)
To save time, look for prepeeled real baby carrots in microwavable bags. 

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/4 cup cider vinegar
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 12 ounces peeled baby carrots
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley

Nutrition Information

  • calories 97
  • fat 3.1 g
  • satfat 1.9 g
  • sodium 161 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine water, vinegar, brown sugar, and carrots in a medium skillet over medium-high heat. Cover and bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer 6 minutes or until carrots are crisp-tender. Increase heat to medium-high; cook 2 minutes or until liquid is syrupy. Stir in butter, pepper, and salt. Sprinkle with parsley.

Cook's Notes

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