Recipe by Denyse
"My family's favorite vegetable. They are great for the holidays, too!"
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carrots, cut into 2 inch pieces
packed brown sugar
ground black pepper
These were delicious. I made them ahead of time by boiling them, draining the water and adding the butter and brown sugar. I didn't add any pepper. Before serving, I put them in the oven to warm them up and thicken the sauce. Delicious.
It certainly doesn't get much easier than this. Tasty and simple!
I steamed the carrots instead of boiling them. Instead of turning the heat to low after adding the sauce ingredients, I recommend turning the heat up a bit and cooking until the sauce reduces and carmelizes...just be sure to stir it frequently to keep it from burning. This way all the good sauce stays on the carrots instead of in the pan. I also added a pinch of crushed red pepper...I like a sweet/hot combination. Really very good!
Great recipe! I left out the pepper and added a little cinnamon instead. It was a huge hit and is sure to become a staple at the dinner table.
I used baby carrots for this recipe. I really liked the taste of the glaze but wish it had been a touch thicker. I guess that could be accomplished with a pinch of cornstarch.
Made these for this years Thanksgiving dinner. Sauce was a little runny so I added a little corn starch to thicken it up and that seemed to work. I also added a few drops of honey cause it just seemed to lack a little something to me. Recipe didn't specify which type of brown sugar to use so I used dark but next time I will try light brown. Thanks for sharing.
I have been making this for a year on this website. I just now finally signed up to rate this. THIS IS THE BEST Carrot recipe EVER! I highly recommend.
Shortcuts I make are using bagged cut up carrots, I microwave them, then put them in a pan with the butter and brown sugar. I do not add any of the other ingredients.. I just keep it simple and they are always eaten up! Thanks for this recipe!!
Love these carrots! I nuked mine in the microwave to the desired done-ness, then added the brown sugar and butter for another minute or two. Simple and yummy!
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Serving Size: 1/4 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 4
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 54
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