Cider-Glazed Carrots

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.


4 servings

Updated: Jun. 27, 2023
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.


  • 3 cups julienned fresh carrots
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup apple cider or juice
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard


  1. In a large skillet, saute carrots in butter for 5 minutes. Add brown sugar. Cook and stir for 1 minute or until the sugar is dissolved.
  2. Stir in the cider, water and mustard. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 10-12 minutes or until carrots are crisp-tender. Uncover and cook 3 minutes longer. Stir to coat carrots with the glaze.

Nutrition Facts

1/2 cup: 119 calories, 6g fat (4g saturated fat), 15mg cholesterol, 126mg sodium, 17g carbohydrate (13g sugars, 3g fiber), 1g protein.