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Glazed Carrot Coins

When I pull fresh carrots from the garden, my mouth waters just thinking about how this simple recipe enhances their flavor with brown sugar and a hint of lemon. —Pat Habiger, Spearville, Kansas
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
  • Makes
    6 servings

Ingredients

  • 12 medium carrots, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon grated lemon zest
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions

  • In a saucepan, cook carrots in a small amount of water until crisp-tender; drain. Remove and keep warm. In the same pan, heat brown sugar and butter until bubbly. Stir in lemon zest. Return carrots to pan; cook and stir over low heat for 10-15 minutes or until glazed. Remove from the heat; stir in vanilla.
Nutrition Facts
1 cup: 172 calories, 6g fat (4g saturated fat), 15mg cholesterol, 108mg sodium, 30g carbohydrate (26g sugars, 4g fiber), 1g protein.

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