Vegan Brown Sugar Glazed Carrots

Vegan sugar glazed carrots

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  • Total: 25 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 15 mins
  • Yield: 4-6 servings
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
82 Calories
2g Fat
16g Carbs
1g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 4-6 servings
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
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  2. Steam the carrots in a small amount of water until tender, about 8 minutes.

    Steam carrots
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  3. Drain thoroughly.

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

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  5. Serve and enjoy!