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

Brown Sugar Glazed Carrots with Fresh Ginger and Pecans

  • Prep Time: Less than 15 Minutes
  • Cook Time: Less than 60 Minutes
  • Level: Beginner
  • Course: Side Dish
  • Serving Size: Serves 4-6
Ingredient Description:
1/2 c. pecan pieces
1 1/2 lbs. fresh baby carrots
3 Tbsp. butter
1 c. brown sugar
2 Tbsp. grated fresh ginger

  1. In a dry omelette pan or fry pan, toast pecan pieces until they are a light golden brown.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.