Ginger-Glazed Carrots

A 4-star veggie side dish that takes only 20 minutes to make!

  • Prep Time 5 min
  • Total Time 20 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

6
medium carrots, sliced (3 cups)
1/4
cup sugar
2
tablespoons butter or margarine
1
teaspoon finely chopped crystallized ginger
  • 1 Heat 1 inch water (salted if desired) to boiling in 3-quart saucepan; add carrots. Heat to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and cook about 5 minutes or until crisp-tender; drain and set aside.
  • 2 Cook sugar, butter and ginger in same saucpan over low heat, stirring constantlly, until bubbly; add carrots. Cook over low heat 1 to 2 minutes, stirring occasionally, until carrots are glazed and heated through.

Expert Tips

Cooked in a sugar syrup and coated with coarse sugar, crystallized ginger can be found in the spice section of your grocery store.

Using brown sugar instead of granulated sugar gives these carrots a darker, richer sweetness.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
90
(
Calories from Fat
35 ),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4 g
4 %
(Saturated Fat
2 g,
2 %
),
Cholesterol
10 mg
10 %;
Sodium
50 mg
50 %;
Total Carbohydrate
15 g
15 %
(Dietary Fiber
2 g
2 %
),
Protein
1 g
1 %
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
100%;
Vitamin C
4%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
1 Fruit; 1 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.