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Maple-Ginger Glazed Carrots

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Cook: 25 min.

Makes

16 servings

I first made this dish for my family and friends one Thanksgiving. Not only are the carrots lovely on the table, they taste terrific, too! —Jeannette Sabo, Lexington Park, Maryland
Maple-Ginger Glazed Carrots Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 4 pounds medium carrots, cut into 1/4-inch slices
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 3 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh gingerroot
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon cider vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • Minced fresh parsley, optional

Directions

  1. In a Dutch oven, combine the carrots, water, 2 tablespoons butter and ginger. Cover and cook for 10 minutes. Cook, uncovered, until carrots are crisp-tender, 6-8 minutes longer.
  2. Stir in the syrup, vinegar, salt and pepper. Cook, stirring frequently, until sauce is thickened, 5-6 minutes. Stir in remaining butter. If desired, garnish with parsley.

Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup: 83 calories, 2g fat (1g saturated fat), 6mg cholesterol, 168mg sodium, 15g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 3g fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 vegetable, 1/2 fat.

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