Lemon-Glazed Carrots and Rutabaga

Total Time
Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
If you like carrots and rutabagas, this colorful side dish is a real winner.

Updated: Jan. 12, 2022

Lemon-Glazed Carrots and Rutabaga

Prep Time 30 min
Yield 6 servings


  • 5 medium carrots
  • 1 medium rutabaga
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon zest
  • 1/4 teaspoon dill weed
  • Dash salt


  1. Cut carrots and rutabaga into 3x1/4-in. strips. Place in a saucepan; add broth. bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and cook for 13-15 minutes or until tender. Do not drain.
  2. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, combine the remaining ingredients; cook and stir for 3 minutes. Add to vegetables; cook, uncovered, 3-4 minutes longer or until vegetables are glazed, stirring gently.

Nutrition Facts

1 serving: 111 calories, 4g fat (2g saturated fat), 10mg cholesterol, 188mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (12g sugars, 5g fiber), 2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 fat.