Vegan Brown Sugar Glazed Carrots

Vegan sugar glazed carrots

The Spruce

  • Total: 25 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 15 mins
  • Servings: 4 to 6 servings
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
82 Calories
2g Fat
16g Carbs
1g Protein
See Full Nutritional Guidelines Hide Full Nutritional Guidelines
Nutrition Facts
Servings: 4 to 6
Amount per serving
Calories 82
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2g 3%
Saturated Fat 0g 2%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 63mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 16g 6%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Protein 1g
Calcium 29mg 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.)

If you're looking for a recipe for a vegan side dish, perhaps for your vegan Thanksgiving celebration, look no further than this easy, vegan sugar-glazed carrots recipe. Also a hit with vegetarian and vegan kids, this recipe is made with brown sugar, vegan margarine, a touch of cinnamon and not much else. It is so easy and simple.


  • 2 cups carrots (sliced)
  • 1 onion (sliced or diced)
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons dairy-free margarine (melted)
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

    Ingredients for sugar glazed carrots
    The Spruce
  2. Steam the carrots in a small amount of water until tender, about 8 minutes.

    Steam carrots
    The Spruce
  3. Drain thoroughly.

    Drain carrots
    The Spruce
  4. In a medium saucepan, combine the carrots, onion, brown sugar, margarine, and cinnamon. Simmer, stirring occasionally for 15 minutes.

    Combine the carrots, onion, brown sugar, margarine, and cinnamon
    The Spruce
  5. Serve and enjoy!