Glazed carrots add color and vegetables to any meal. Simmer carrots in sugar and butter for a glaze that's unbelievably tasty.

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Quarter and cut carrots into 2-inch lengths.

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  • In a skillet, bring carrots, sugar, 1/2 cup water, butter, and salt to boil. Reduce heat; simmer, partly covered, 6 minutes.

  • Cook uncovered, over high, tossing often until tender, 3 to 4 minutes. Season with pepper.

Reviews (5)

70 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 19
  • 4 star values: 18
  • 3 star values: 20
  • 2 star values: 8
  • 1 star values: 5
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11/23/2012
I like this recipe because the glaze is subtle enough not to overwhelm the flavor of the carrots. Sometimes if I'm short on time I'll use a bag of baby carrots that are pre-washed and pre-peeled.
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02/01/2011
Perfect, as is! Best glazed carrots I've ever had.
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09/02/2010
I have been using this recipe since it came out in the 2003 Everyday Food magazine. I will not fix glazed carrots any other way, my family loves these just they way they are. ;)
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07/09/2010
These carrots were delicious! The glaze was not too sweet and did not overwhelm the carrots. I would recommend this dish. They were a hit during dinner!
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03/09/2009
delicious way to make carrots. neither me nor my boyfriend are really huge fans of carrots, or most cooked vegetables, but i had some laying around and thought this might be a good way to add veggies into our dinner. i overcooked them a little waiting for him to get home because i wanted them to stay warm, and even a little softer than they should have been they were really yummy. im going to make them again soon and i bet they will be even better with a little crispness left in them!