Balsamic Baby Carrots

READY IN: 33mins
Recipe by ratherbeswimmin

A lovely side dish that has a tangy flavor.

Top Review by NurseJaney

Carrots NOT being my favorite veggie - I most often use them in "combination" dishes and stews. This was a really nice addition to just another chicken dish, and used my last 2 shallots before they went "over". I have recently discovered the wonderful flavor of balsamic vinegar - and this went together SO quickly, that it had to sit a while, for the rest of dinner to get done. I think the cooking time could easily be a tad more and still not be mushy. We enjoyed them - and for the 2 of us, enough for another meal. Thanks, NurseDi.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large saucepan, boil 3 cups water; add the carrots and return to boiling; cook carrots for 4 minutes.
  2. Remove pan from the heatsource; drain carrots well.
  3. In a skillet, heat oil; over medium-high heat, cook shallots and bell pepper for 3 minutes or until crisp tender.
  4. Add in carrots, vinegar, sugar, salt and pepper; cook for 4-6 minutes or until liquid is reduced and vegetables begin to glaze.
  5. Remove skillet from heat; add in chopped parsley and stir to combine.

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