Glazed Carrots

Glazed Carrots

Published February 25, 2013 | Written by

Published by: Healthline Exclusive

Servings: 8
Total Time: 20 min

Prep Time: 10 min | Cook Time: 10 min


Glazing carrots is a lot simpler than most people realize. The only trick is to make sure the carrots aren't over-cooked and mushy or they'll fall apart when glazing.

Nutrition Facts
Serving size: approx. 2/3 cup
Calories per serving: 138
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1.6g 2%
Saturated Fat 0.9g 5%
Sodium 50mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 6.0g 2%
Protein 1.0g 1%
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.


  • 8 large carrots, peeled and sliced into 1/4 inch slices
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 1 tablespoon whole grain mustard
  • 1 tablespoon dark brown sugar, firmly packed
  • Freshly cracked black pepper, to taste
  • 1/4 cup parsley, chopped

Step by Step:

  1. Bring a large saucepan 3/4 full of salted water to a boil over high heat. Add carrots and cook until tender, 6 to 8 minutes. Drain.
  2. Add butter, mustard, and brown sugar to the warm pan and place over medium heat. Stir until melted. Add carrots and season with pepper. Stir gently, being careful not to break up carrots. Add parsley and serve.