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Candied Carrots

 Candied Carrots
When I was a girl, Mother made carrots taste more like candy than a vegetable with this recipe. She'd serve them, garnished with parsley, in a pretty bowl. They looked too good to eat - but that didn't stop us! -Helen Vail, Glenside, Pennsylvania
6-8 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups water
  • 2 pounds carrots, sliced 1/2 inch thick
  • 2 cinnamon sticks (3 inches)
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 6 tablespoons honey
  • 4 teaspoons lemon juice

Directions

  • Bring water to a boil in a large skillet; add carrots, cinnamon
  • sticks, cumin and ginger. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 10
  • minutes. Add honey and lemon juice. Bring to a boil. Boil,
  • uncovered, for 4 minutes or until the liquid evaporates and the
  • carrots are tender. Yield: 6-8 servings.
Nutritional Facts: One 1/2-cup serving equals 78 calories, 0.55 g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 56 mg sodium, 20 g carbohydrate, 0 fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch.