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Ginger-Glazed Carrots

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Ginger-Glazed Carrots
  • Prep 5 min
  • Total 20 min
  • Servings 6
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A 4-star veggie side dish that takes only 20 minutes to make!
Updated May 17, 2005

Ingredients

  • 6 medium carrots, sliced (3 cups)
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 1 teaspoon finely chopped crystallized ginger

Steps

  • 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.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Cooked in a sugar syrup and coated with coarse sugar, crystallized ginger can be found in the spice section of your grocery store.
  • tip 2
    Using brown sugar instead of granulated sugar gives these carrots a darker, richer sweetness.

Nutrition

90 Calories, 4 g Total Fat, 1 g Protein, 15 g Total Carbohydrate

Nutrition Facts

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