Tender sliced carrots are draped in a maple syrup and lemon juice glaze that makes this side dish a standout. "It's great to find a recipe like this one that my entire family enjoys, whether they are watching their calories or not," says Ruby Williams of Bogalusa, Louisiana.
- 4 cups sliced carrots
- 3 tablespoons reduced-calorie pancake syrup
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice
- 2 teaspoons minced fresh parsley
- 1 teaspoon butter
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- Dash pepper
- Place 1 in. of water in a large saucepan; add carrots, Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 7-9 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain.
- Stir in the remaining ingredients. Simmer, uncovered, until most of the liquid has evaporated. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Candied Carrots in Light & Tasty June/July 2002, p33
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Reviewed Nov. 29, 2012
"It was awesome. Not too sweet, but sweet enough to keep me from going to the freezer for ice cream :)"