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French Glazed Carrots

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  Tiny carrots 1 Bunch (100 gm) (1 1/2 Pound)
  Unsalted butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Water 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Minced fresh parsley 1 Tablespoon

Scrape carrots and cut into 3-inch lengths, if they're longer.
Don't use larger, heavier, mature carrots.
Melt butter in heavy saucepan and add carrots.
Stir until coated, then add sugar, salt and water.
Heat to boiling, then lower heat and simmer carrots uncovered until tender, liquid has evaporated, and carrots are glazed, 15 to 20 minutes.
Shake pan frequently to keep carrots from sticking.
Takes a bit of watching and a sense of timing to know when they're ready—but the flavor is worth it.
Sprinkle with parsley.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 566 Calories from Fat 404

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 46 g70.7%

Saturated Fat 29 g144.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 121 mg40.3%

Sodium 2021.5 mg84.2%

Total Carbohydrates 41 g13.5%

Dietary Fiber 3.3 g13.2%

Sugars 34.9 g

Protein 2 g3.7%

Vitamin A 387.5% Vitamin C 43.1%

Calcium 6.9% Iron 7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

French Glazed Carrots Recipe