Honey-Glazed Carrots Recipe
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Honey-Glazed Carrots Recipe

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My mother used sugar in this recipe, but a local man who keeps bees on our farm shares honey with use so I use that instead.—Judie Anglen, Riverton, Wyoming
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES:4 servings
Quick Diabetic Exchange Test Kitchen Approved
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 1 package (16 ounces) baby carrots
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

Nutritional Facts

Nutritional Analysis: One 1/2-cup serving (prepared with margarine) equals 127 calories, 107 mg sodium, 0 cholesterol, 18 gm carbohydrate, 1 gm protein, 6 gm fat. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1 fruit 1 fat.


  1. Place carrots and water in a 1-1/2-qt. microwave-safe dish. Cover and microwave on high for 3-5 minutes or until crisp-tender.
  2. Meanwhile, melt butter in a skillet; stir in honey and lemon juice. Cook over low heat for 3-1/2 minutes, stirring constantly. Add carrots; cook and stir for 1 minute or until glazed. Yield: 4 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Originally published as Honey-Glazed Carrots in Quick Cooking September/October 1998, p7

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Reviewed Jan. 31, 2015

"Simple, easy and delicious.,"

Reviewed Nov. 26, 2014

"I love this easy and fast recipe. I add a little butter too. I just cook the glaze in the same pan, not a separate skillet. Yum!"

Reviewed Apr. 30, 2014

"This is a great use of baby carrots! Quick and easy. Sometimes when in a rush I just skip the skillet part and continue cooking in the microwave. Tastes yummy and comforting."

Reviewed Jun. 7, 2012

"This was so good and very easy to make. I will definitely make it again."

Reviewed Oct. 28, 2011

"Made this with the Dilled Rice and Fast Baked Fish. All where wonderful."

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