Created by: Axe
Created on September 13, 2011
Categories: Dinner, Lunch, Side Dishes, Vegetables, Carrot, 5 Ingredients Or Less, 5-Minute Prep, Budget-Friendly, Easy/Beginner Cooking, One-Bowl Does it!, Quick Meals, Small Batch Cooking, Brunch, Christmas, Easter, Entertaining, Fall/Autumn, Ladies Luncheon, Mother's Day, Summer, Sunday Dinner, Thanksgiving, Winter, Weeknight Meals, Steam, Stove Top, Gluten-Free, No Eggs, Vegetarian, Spring (more)
Lemon Glazed Carrots
"This makes a perfect side dish for a Turkey dinner. It's the ONLY way I can get my in-laws to eat carrots. I prefer to steam the carrots, but you can boil them if you don't have a steamer. You can also slice regular carrots if you don't have baby carrots. If you don't have a lemon zester tool, you can use the fine side of a grater."
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Prep Time: 5mPT5M
Cook Time: 45mPT45M
I made these for our Thanksgiving dinner with my brother and family yesterday. These carrots were delicious and the dish was empty at the end of the dinner. A new addition to our holiday dinner, and so easy when you are trying to make a lot of.... Read more
- 1/2 pound carrots (baby carrots, one package)
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 1 pinch pepper
- 1/4 cup brown sugar (light brown)
- 1 teaspoon lemon zest (yellow part of rind)
What You Will Need
No special items needed.
Steam or boil carrots 35-45 minutes.
Melt butter and mix in pepper, sugar and lemon zest.
Keep warm and stir 3-5 minutes or until sugar dissolves.
Pour over carrots and serve.
- Serving Size: 1 (103.5 g)
- Calories 163.8
- Total Fat - 7.9 g
- Saturated Fat - 4.9 g
- Cholesterol - 20.4 mg
- Sodium - 119.9 mg
- Total Carbohydrate - 24 g
- Dietary Fiber - 2.1 g
- Sugars - 20.3 g
- Protein - 0.8 g
- Calcium - 27.6 mg
- Iron - 0.2 mg
- Vitamin C - 5.1 mg
- Thiamin - 0.1 mg