Buttery Cooked Carrots

Buttery Cooked Carrots

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"Sweet cooked carrots that even my carrot hating family loves. There are never leftovers."


25 m servings 185 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 185 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 11.4 g
  • 17%
  • Carbs:
  • 21.2g
  • 7%
  • Protein:
  • 0.9 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 222 mg
  • 9%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Cook carrots in a large pot of boiling water until tender. Drain off most of the liquid, leaving bottom of pan covered with water. Set the carrots aside.
  2. Stir margarine and brown sugar into the water. Simmer and stir until the margarine melts. Return carrots to the pot, and toss to coat. Cover, and let sit for a few minutes to allow flavors to mingle.
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  1. 952 Ratings


What can I say? Simple and delicious! Here is a tip to make the sauce less runny... I did NOT leave any water in the pan when melting the butter with the brown sugar. This makes for a thicke...

I steamed the carrots instead of boiling them to keep more of the flavor and nutrients. I don't like my vegetables really sweet, so I used about 1 1/2 tbsp butter and 3 tbsp brown sugar. It was ...

These are tasty carrots. For as much as I am hip on conveinence, I cut up regular carrots vs. using baby carrots, they just have much more flavor. Anyway, I melted the brown sugar with the but...

I don't like cooked carrots as a sidedish by themselves (reminds me of baby food)...rather I like them IN dishes. However, this is the only dish I make an exception for. My mom has been making...

Delicious!! I steamed them instead of boiling, then melted the margarine in the microvave. I also added about a half teaspoon of cinnamon and a quarter teaspoon of nutmeg. I microwaved them f...

A bit bland, but good. It needed some spices. I added some garlic, rosemary and lemon juice to taste.

I took the advice of some other reviewers and steamed the carrots. I also used a squeeze of lemon, 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon, and a 1/4 teaspoon of nut meg. I also had a carrots marinate in the s...

This was the best recipe I've used for carrots and brown sugar.

I've been making carrots with brown sugar and butter for years. Hubby just loves them like this. They are not too sweet. I use canned carrots and do them in the microwave. Very easy. Using a lit...