Candied Carrots Dish Recipe
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Candied Carrots Dish Recipe

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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.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 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

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 66 calories, 1g fat (0g saturated fat), 2mg cholesterol, 286mg sodium, 15g carbohydrate (0g sugars, 3g fiber), 1g protein Diabetic Exchanges: 2 vegetable.


  1. 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.
  2. 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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homemadewithlove 243174
Reviewed Feb. 3, 2016

"One way to dress up carrots as a side dish and is not overly sweet."

megreen2011 204918
Reviewed Nov. 29, 2012

"It was awesome. Not too sweet, but sweet enough to keep me from going to the freezer for ice cream :)"

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