Candied Carrots

Candied Carrots

Side Dish Vegetables Carrots

My family's favorite vegetable. They are great for the holidays, too!

Servings per recipe: 4
Calories per serving: 150
Preparation time: 10m
Total cooking time: 40m


  • 1 pound carrots, cut into 2 inch pieces
  • 2 tablespoons butter, diced
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 pinch ground black pepper


  • 1   Place carrots in a pot of salted water. Bring water to a boil, reduce heat to a high simmer and cook about 20 to 30 minutes. Do not cook the carrots to a mushy stage!
  • 2   Drain the carrots, reduce the heat to its lowest possible setting and return the carrots to the pan. Stir in butter, brown sugar, salt and pepper. Cook for about 3 to 5 minutes, until sugar is bubbly. Serve hot!

Nutrion facts:

Total Fat 6g 9%
    Saturated Fat 4.0g  
Cholesterol 15mg 5%
Sodium 123mg 5%
Potassium 386mg 11%
Total Carbohydrates 24.5g 8%
Dietary Fiber 3.2g 13%
Protein 1.2g 2%
Sugars 19g  
Vitamin A 19139IU  
Vitamin C 7mg  
Calcium 52mg  
Iron 1mg  
Thiamin 0mg  
Niacin 1mg  
Vitamin B6 0mg  
Magnesium 15mg  
Folate 22mcg