NoBrainer Glazed Carrots Recipe @pinch

When you want to elevate a carrot side dish, serve these glazed carrots. It's a simple side dish you can whip up in no time. Orange marmalade adds a punch of citrus that's balanced by the spicy cayenne pepper and fresh ginger. I cook almost every night and like to have a vegetable with my meal. The trouble is I want something quick and yummy. I used to go through the bother of making glazed carrots only to be frustrated at the time, money, and energy spent that usually did not yield consistent results. Then an epiphany! So I share my simple fast and delicious solution with all of you.

no brainer glazed carrots
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Recipe Cuisine: American Recipe Category: Vegetables Yield: 6 Servings
Ingredients :
  • 1 package(s) peeled and cleaned carrots (8 oz)
  • 1 tablespoon(s) orange marmalade (sugar or sugar-free type)
  • 1 teaspoon(s) grated ginger or teaspoon dry ginger (optional)
  • 1/4 teaspoon(s) cayenne pepper (not hot
  • but you may omit or reduce)
  • 1/4 teaspoon(s) salt
  • 2 teaspoon(s) butter
  • 2 tablespoon(s) water
Intructions :
  • In a small to medium pot with a lid place butter
  • salt
  • cayenne pepper
  • carrots
  • ginger
  • orange marmalade
  • and 2 tablespoons of water.
  • Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to simmer on low heat; stir.
  • Cover and check for the desired doneness. Some like a firmly cooked carrot
  • some like a softer one.
  • Test with a fork to obtain your preference. Monitor water level and add more to ensure no burning.
  • Finish and leave on the stove with the lid on the pot while finishing up the main entry. May require a sight reheat
  • but there you are!
  • Alternate ingredient to orange marmalade is apricot jam.

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Keyword : carrots-orange-American-Vegetables

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