Orange Glazed Carrots Recipe

I’m always looking for new ways to get my kids to eat more vegetables.  I thought that adding a hint of orange to some fresh carrots would make the perfect spring side dish!  These Orange Glazed Carrots have just the right amount of sweetness and make the perfect side dish to any meal.

Serves: 6

Orange Glazed Carrots Recipe

These carrots have the perfect sweet and citrus glaze and are cooked to perfection!

5 minPrep Time

13 minCook Time

18 minTotal Time

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  • 2 pounds fresh carrots, cut into slices
  • 2 Tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 2 Tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons fresh parsley, finely chopped


  1. Place an inch of water in a saucepan and 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. Fold in carrots and parsley 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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