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Sweet Candied Carrots

 Sweet Candied Carrots
These tender, vibrant carrots have a buttery glaze and a mild sweetness. It’s a simple dish, but it sure makes carrots seem special.—P Lauren Fay-Neri, Syracuse, New York
8 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds carrots, cut into sticks
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon white pepper

Directions

  • Place carrots in a large saucepan; add 1 in. of water. Bring to a
  • boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 8-10 minutes or until
  • crisp-tender. Drain and set aside.
  • In the same pan, combine the butter, brown sugar, salt and pepper;
  • cook and stir until butter is melted. Return carrots to the pan;
  • cook and stir over medium heat for 5 minutes or until glazed. Yield:
  • 8 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1/2 cup) equals 125 calories, 6 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 15 mg cholesterol, 174 mg sodium, 18 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 1 g protein.