These beautifully glazed baby carrots from Nella Parker in Hersey, Michigan are dressed up enough for any holiday feast. The family will savor their fresh peachy-orange flavor and you’ll go for the easy one-skillet preparation.
There's just enough butter and sugar in Mom's glazed carrot recipe to bring out the natural sweetness of the popular veggie. With just five ingredients, this recipe is ready to serve in minutes.—Mary Lou Boyce,Wilmington, Delaware
"This side dish is ideal when you'd like to serve your vegetables in a different way for a special dinner," says Barb Rudyk of Vermilion, Alberta. Cinnamon and nutmeg season baby carrots that are simmered with orange marmalade and brown sugar.
There's a sweet hint of spring in the vegetable medley Bill Richards drizzles with reduced-calorie pancake syrup. "I enjoy adapting recipes I find in my wife's magazines," the creative cook shares from Ironwood, Michigan. "This different side dish goes with many of the entrees I make when our family comes to dinner."
The tangy side dish is a snap to stir up, too. Pineapple-Glazed Carrots have a unique honey-pineapple coating that's sure to have diners asking for the secret.
The rapid recipe is an ideal accompaniment to most any entree. "Even kids like these carrots." says Leonora Wilkie of Bellbrook, Ohio.
To make your preparation time quicker, use packaged shredded carrots. Simply place all of the ingredients in the skillet and bring to a boil. Cover and simmer for 10 minutes. Uncover and cook for 3 minutes or until sauce is thickened.