Honey Glazed Carrots
This Honey Glazed Carrots recipe is fuss-free, nutrient dense and made in less than 20 minutes! Coated with a honey, brown sugar and orange juice sweetened glaze, these carrots are anything but ordinary.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Side Dish
Servings: 4 servings
- l lb baby carrots halved
- 1 1/2 tbsp salted butter
- 3 tbsp honey
- 3 tbsp light brown sugar packed
- 2 tsp orange juice
- 1/4 tsp vanilla extract
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Chopped parsley for garnish
Add carrots to a medium pot with 3 cups of water over medium high heat. Allow water to come to a boil and cook until tender when pierced (about 8-10 minutes). Drain water.
Next add butter, honey, brown sugar, orange juice and vanilla stirring to coat tender carrots in pot.
Cook for an additional 5-6 minutes, occasionally stirring to coat the carrots. Once the carrots are glazed perfectly then season with salt and pepper to taste and sprinkle with parsley and serve.
- You can cut the carrots in different ways as well. You can dice them into smaller pieces and glaze as well.
- You can also play with the ratios of the brown sugar and honey to suit your sweetness level. You can also replace honey with real maple syrup.
Calories: 121kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 11mg | Sodium: 41mg | Potassium: 12mg | Sugar: 22g | Vitamin A: 131IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 7mg | Iron: 1mg