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Lemon-Glazed Carrots Recipe
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Lemon-Glazed Carrots Recipe

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These lovely tangy carrots are a super vegetable side dish.—Ruby Williams, Bogalusa, Louisiana
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 1-1/2 pounds medium carrots, cut into 1/2-inch diagonal slices
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Grated lemon peel, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 127 calories, 6 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 15 mg cholesterol, 199 mg sodium, 19 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 1 g protein.


  1. Place 1 in. of water and carrots in a large skillet; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 10-12 minutes or until crisp-tender.
  2. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, melt butter. Add brown sugar, lemon juice and salt; bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Drain carrots; add butter mixture and toss gently. Garnish with lemon peel if desired. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Lemon-Glazed Carrots in Taste of Home April/May 1998, p13

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Reviewed Apr. 2, 2015

"Light, delicious, easy-as-pie, and healthy."

Reviewed Sep. 6, 2013

"Glazed carrots are one of my favorite foods in general. These lemon glazed carrots are superb.

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