Brown Sugar Glazed Carrots with Fresh Ginger and Pecans

Recipe By: Calphalon Team  -  Originally Published: 8/29/2009

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The ginger adds a kick to this favorite Southern side dish.

  • Servings: Serves 4-6
  • Prep Time: Less than 15 Minutes
  • Cook Time: Less than 60 Minutes
  • Level: Beginner
  • Course: Side Dish

Ingredients

1/2 c. pecan pieces
1 1/2 lbs. fresh baby carrots
3 Tbsp. butter
1 c. brown sugar
2 Tbsp. grated fresh ginger

Directions

In a dry omelette pan or fry pan, toast pecan pieces until they are a light golden brown.
 
Place carrots in a 2.5-qt. sauce pan. Add water to just cover the carrots. Bring the carrots to a boil. Cook the carrots until they are just tender, approximately 20 minutes. Drain off excess water.
 
Add the butter, brown sugar and ginger. Stir and melt the butter and sugar creating a glaze. Simmer this for a few minutes. Add the pecans and serve.