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 (0 saturated fat), 2mg cholesterol, 286mg sodium, 15g carbohydrate (0 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 User ID: 4311884 243174
Reviewed Feb. 3, 2016

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

megreen2011 User ID: 6998006 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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