I was looking for a good and diabetic way to use baby carrots up--I started off with such noble thoughts of raw carrots, but....I found this, and fixed them with fresh orange instead of lemon juice and zest--it came out to about half an orange (with a little-about half to a full teaspoon- pulp, taken while I juiced the orange) in it. It was a really tasty way to fix cooked carrots, without all the added sugar and fat (I also used the spray butter instead of butter or margarine-twenty squirts for the whole thing.) I will be much more likely to enjoy carrots with my meal with these carrots on hand, already cooked!
Really easy to make and delicious. We gobbled it up which is always a good sign. I added a bit more lemon zest and steamed my carrots rather than microwaving them. It was an perfect side dish. Thanks so much.
I loved the microwave instructions. It cooked the carrots perfectly, with just the right amount of bite. The flavor was light but delicious. I didn't feel overwhelmed with a sugary flavor that many other glazed carrot recipes have. This is a keeper!
I made these for a large Thanksgiving crowd. After testing the most popular recipes on Zaar, I was getting frustrated. My choices were either too plain for Thanksgiving or too complicated to make tons of it. This was easy enough to make in large amounts and everyone really enjoyed it. While I like sweet food, but I don't really like glazed carrots. The lemon was the ideal fix and the brown sugar was yummy without the overwhelming flavor of honey based glazes. I used 10 lbs of baby carrots, so I cooked it all on the stove in two pots. The parsley made it pretty enough to serve company. I made this the day before and re-warmed in the microwave. Thanks so much. I will use again next year.
This was a very easy recipe. I would recommend using fresh baby carrots instead of frozen though as they were quite moist and it took much longer than it should have for the glaze to thicken. Other than that tip, it was a 5-star recipe! Thanks Paula!! :)
Great recipe and super easy. Adds nice color to the plate. Highly recommended!
This is easy to make and a great sidedish
These were great, and I loved that they did most of their cooking in the microwave. I used water instead of broth, and cooked them for two or three minutes longer in the microwave before glazing. It was a nice side dish, much fancier than I usually make on a weeknight. Thanks for posting!
I really liked this... My son (5 yo) also liked it. My 2 year old wouldn't eat any (big surprise) and my husband didn't like it at all. I enjoyed the slight sweetness this had, and I liked how easy it was as well, since I had a few other things going on the stove at the same time. I'll make it again when I have another back-up dish for my dear (picky) husband.
Good! This is a fresh & different approach to preparing carrots. Some of the thicker baby carrots were a bit too crisp for my liking. Next time, I will either steam them or just leave them in the microwave a little longer. Overall, a very nice recipe:)