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Candied Carrot Stix

Wonderful and sweet just by themselves but these carrots make the perfect accompaniment to succulent pork roast for a tasty fall meal.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: side dishes
Cuisine: American
Keyword: candied carrot stix, carrots
Servings: 6
Calories: 270kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs carrots peeled and cut into sticks
  • 1 cup dark brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup 4 tbs unsalted butter
  • water for boiling
  • pinch of salt

Instructions

  • Place carrots in large pot, cover with water & add a pinch of salt. Bring to boil, reduce heat, cover and simmer until carrots are crisp-tender. Drain in colander; set aside.
  • In a large saucepan, melt butter over low heat. Add dark brown sugar and cinnamon. Stir well and simmer until sugar is dissolved. Add carrots and stir gently until carrots are well coated with sauce. Serves 6

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 270kcal | Carbohydrates: 51g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 20mg | Sodium: 116mg | Potassium: 533mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 43g | Vitamin A: 25495IU | Vitamin C: 9mg | Calcium: 83mg | Iron: 1mg