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Spicy Carrots Recipe

Spicy Carrots Recipe

While the entree cooks, fix a speedy stovetop side dish of Spicy Carrots. "After my sister brought the carrots to a family gathering, my husband begged me to asked for the recipe," recalls Dawn Flanigan of Westville, Ohio. Folks who like horseradish will enjoy the tangy-sweet combination. "It tastes too good to be so quick and easy," Dawn Assures. "I use baby carrots to save time, but regular carrots can be sliced into sticks instead," she adds.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:5 servings


  • 3-1/2 cups fresh baby carrots
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon prepared horseradish
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley flakes
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • 1. Place carrots in a saucepan and cover with water; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 10-15 minutes or until tender. Drain and keep warm.
  • 2. In the same pan, melt butter; stir in the sugar, horseradish and parsley. Add the carrots, salt and pepper; stir gently to coat. Yield: 5 servings.

Nutritional Facts

2/3 cup: 96 calories, 5g fat (3g saturated fat), 12mg cholesterol, 134mg sodium, 14g carbohydrate (10g sugars, 2g fiber), 1g protein.

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tohrecipelover User ID: 7368964 115758
Reviewed Oct. 26, 2014

"Loved this recipe!"

acooley1 User ID: 62623 43812
Reviewed Jan. 29, 2014

"We loved these! They were really simple to make and are sweet and spicy at the same time. Yum!"

aug2295 User ID: 4631582 121527
Reviewed Sep. 26, 2010

"This was super easy and tasty too. I only used half a bag of baby carrots, and set the other half aside to be plain for the kids. I cut the tbsps down to 1tsp of each and just a pinch of parsley. Definitely an easy way to dress up carrots."

socfan User ID: 1072540 61058
Reviewed Nov. 4, 2009

"Excellent - made these for Thanksgiving last year - will have to double the receipe this year - everyone liked them."

keleighandi User ID: 764005 115156
Reviewed Feb. 8, 2008

"My father makes this recipe a little different. He uses melted butter, brown sugar, honey, and horseradish. There were never any leftovers!

Michelle Schaefer- Illinois"

teresakrog User ID: 1870369 61052
Reviewed Feb. 7, 2008

"Spicy carrots seem a good fit for my family.

Trying to eat healthier without sacrificing taste.
Tess K -Phillips Wi"

Dixie Dahmer User ID: 2040919 45619
Reviewed Feb. 7, 2008

"Spiced carrots sounds wonderful. I will try them for dinner tonight."

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