Glazed Carrot Pennies

Robyn Bruce

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@Robyn1757

This is my favorite carrot recipe of all time. It almost tastes like "Thanksgiving" sweet potatoes to me. I just love them. If you don't think there's enough glaze in the pan, just add double the amount of the butter and brown sugar, and add a little more of the cinnamon and nutmeg. Just a dash or so. I hope you enjoy this!


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Serves:

4

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

1 lb
carrots, peeled and sliced
2 Tbsp
butter
1 Tbsp
brown sugar
1/4 tsp
salt
dash of ground cinnamon
dash of ground nutmeg

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Peel and trim carrots. Cut carrots crosswise into slices one quarter inch thick (so they look like pennies).
2
Place carrot slices in a medium-sized saucepan. Add about one inch of water to saucepan. Set saucepan over high heat and bring water to a boil. Reduce heat.
3
Cover saucepan and gently simmer carrots until they are just tender, 10 to 15 minutes.
4
Drain carrots in a colander. Return carrots to saucepan.
5
Add butter, sugar, salt and spices to carrots in saucepan.
6
Set saucepan over medium heat and cook mixture, stirring constantly, until butter and sugar are melted and form a glaze on carrots, about 4 minutes. Serve immediately.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy