Apple Glazed Carrots

glazed carrots
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  • Total: 30 mins
  • Prep: 5 mins
  • Cook: 25 mins
  • Servings: 6 servings
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
98 Calories
4g Fat
15g Carbs
2g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 6
Amount per serving
Calories 98
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4g 5%
Saturated Fat 2g 12%
Cholesterol 10mg 3%
Sodium 41mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 15g 5%
Dietary Fiber 3g 10%
Protein 2g
Calcium 26mg 2%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

Glazed carrots are a staple dish for any time of the year. They are great when you're in a pinch and need to make a quick side to accompany your main dinner dish. They are also a great side dish to have for your family feasts during the holidays. Kids will especially love them as they give a sweet spin on their favorite vegetable. Try serving this vegetable and fruit mélange with a roasted lemon rosemary chicken or another dish of your choice. This delicious side dish accompanies many different entrees and is sure to become a household favorite.


  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1/2 cup apple cider
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 3/4 pound carrots (sliced crosswise into 1/3-inch pieces)
  • 2 cups apples (chopped)​​

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

  2. Melt the butter in a large skillet over low heat. Continue gently cooking the butter until it turns light brown; remove the pan from heat and allow the butter to cool for a few minutes.

  3. Add the water, apple cider, and cinnamon to the browned butter and return the skillet to the stovetop over medium heat.

  4. Bring the apple cider mixture to a boil, reduce the heat, and allow it to simmer for 2 minutes.

  5. Add the carrots, cover the skillet, and cook over medium heat, stirring frequently, for 10 minutes. Add a small amount of water to the carrots, if necessary.

  6. Stir the apples into the skillet and cook for 5 to 7 minutes, until the apples and carrots are tender.

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