Orange Glazed Carrots Recipe (2024)

Buttery carrots glazed with brown sugar and orange juice. This glazed carrots recipe makes the best side dish for any meal with a sweet flavor everyone loves.

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When you are looking for new dishes to make this holiday season, this Orange Glazed Carrots is a perfect side dish to serve that will be enjoyed by even your picky eaters, even if it is a carrot recipe.

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With the use of pantry ingredients, this delicious side dish has only 5 ingredients with a little bit of fresh herbs to add to this sweet carrots recipe.

This softer carrots recipe is great for your holiday meal, easter dinner, or any other special occasion dinner for you and your friends because it has that sweet and tangy orange flavor that sets this recipe apart from any other regular carrots recipe.

Easy recipes to make give these easyside dishrecipes a try:

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  • Slow Cooker Cheesy Cauliflower
  • Instant Pot Green Beans Recipe

Ingredients used to make Orange Glazed Carrots:

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  • Fresh carrots sliced (baby carrots or large carrots)
  • Butter
  • Orange juice (fresh orange juice is best but not 100% necessary)
  • Brown sugar
  • Fresh parsley finely chopped

How to make Orange Glazed Carrots:

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  1. Place an inch of water in asaucepanand add carrots.
  2. Bring to a boil then reduce heat to low and cover with a lid. Let simmer for 8-10 minutes or until the carrots are tender.
  3. Drain the water when the carrots are done cooking and set aside.
  4. In another saucepan over medium heat, melt butter.
  5. Whisk in orange juice and brown sugar.
  6. Place carrots and parsley in the pan and stir until carrots are evenly coated in glaze.
  7. Cook over medium heat for 2-3 minutes until the glaze thickens slightly.
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How to store honey orange carrots:

The best way to store these orange carrots is to place them in an airtight container and store them in the fridge for up to 5 days.

Other ways to sweeten or flavor for this simple recipe:

  1. Use honey or maple syrup instead of brown sugar with a combination of butter
  2. For healthy recipes you can use coconut brown sugar instead of regular brown sugar for more natural sweetness
  3. Add in some orange zest for even more fresh orange flavor
  4. Add a dash of brown sugar for a great way to add a little boost of the metabolism

Favorite side dishes to make:

  • Twice Baked Sweet Potatoes Recipe
  • Mom’s Cheese Potatoes Recipe
  • Garlic Roasted Potatoes Recipe
  • Honey Roasted Carrots Recipe
  • 30 Minute Homemade Rolls Recipe

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Serves: 8

Orange Glazed Carrots Recipe

Buttery carrots glazed with brown sugar and orange juice. This glazed carrots recipe makes the best side dish for any meal with a sweet flavor everyone loves.

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Ingredients

  • 2 pounds fresh carrots sliced
  • 2 Tablespoons butter
  • ¼ cup orange juice
  • 2 Tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons fresh parsley finely chopped

Instructions

  • Place an inch of water in a saucepan and add carrots.

  • Bring to a boil then reduce heat to low and cover with a lid. Let simmer for 8-10 minutes or until the carrots are tender.

  • Drain the water when the carrots are done cooking and set aside.

  • In another saucepan over medium heat, melt butter.

  • Whisk in orange juice and brown sugar.

  • Fold in carrots and parsley and stir until carrots are evenly coated in glaze.

  • Cook over medium heat for 2-3 minutes until the glaze thickens slightly.

Notes

Other ways to sweeten or flavor for this simple recipe:

  1. Use honey or maple syrup instead of brown sugar with a combination of butter
  2. For healthy recipes you can use coconut brown sugar instead of regular brown sugar for more natural sweetness
  3. Add in some orange zest for even more fresh orange flavor

Nutrition

Calories: 87 kcal · Carbohydrates: 15 g · Protein: 1 g · Fat: 3 g · Saturated Fat: 2 g · Trans Fat: 1 g · Cholesterol: 8 mg · Sodium: 105 mg · Potassium: 389 mg · Fiber: 3 g · Sugar: 9 g · Vitamin A: 19131 IU · Vitamin C: 12 mg · Calcium: 43 mg · Iron: 1 mg

Equipment

  • 2 Saucepans

Recipe Details

Course: Side Dish

Cuisine: American

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  1. Taste Wasty says:

    It is a useful recipe for me. Thanks for sharing.

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