Bright and fresh, these candied carrots have just a hint of sweetness from the honey and citrus. This one-pan dish is quick and easy to make, but also has such a pretty presentation that it works both as an entertaining-worthy or weeknight side dish. Look for carrots that are similar in size so they cook evenly.

Pam Lolley
Source: EatingWell.com, October 2019

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Recipe Summary

active:
15 mins
total:
25 mins
Servings:
8
Nutrition Profile:
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Place carrots in a high-sided skillet and add water to cover by about 1/4 inch. Bring to boil over medium-high; cook until just tender, about 5 to 6 minutes. Drain carrots in a large colander and rinse with cold water.

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  • Add honey, butter, orange juice and thyme leaves to skillet; bring mixture to a simmer over medium-high; add carrots and toss to coat. Cook, tossing gently, until honey mixture has reduced and carrots are coated and glazed, 5 to 6 minutes. Remove from heat, and sprinkle with salt and pepper, tossing gently to coat. Place carrots on a serving plate and drizzle with any remaining sauce. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

119 calories; protein 1g; carbohydrates 20g; dietary fiber 3g; sugars 14g; fat 5g; saturated fat 3g; calcium 41mg; potassium 379mg; sodium 319mg; added sugar 9g.
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