Glazed Baby Carrots

Glazed Baby Carrots Recipe
Photo: Johnny Autry; Styling: Cindy Barr
To save time, look for prepeeled real baby carrots in microwavable bags.



Serves 4 (serving size: about 2/3 cup)
Total time: 10 Minutes

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Cooking Light

Recipe Time

Hands-on: 5 Minutes
Total: 10 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 97
Fat 3.1 g
Satfat 1.9 g
Sodium 161 mg


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


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.


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Adam Hickman,

Cooking Light

April 2013
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