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Mint-Glazed Baby Carrots

No recipe image available.A simple and delicious springtime side dish of tender-cooked baby carrots enrobed in a buttery fresh mint glaze.

Recipe Ingredients:

2 (12-ounce) packages baby carrots*
3 tablespoons butter or margarine
2 tablespoons granulated sugar
2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh mint leaves
Fresh mint springs (optional)

Cooking Directions:

  1. Arrange carrots in a vegetable steamer. Place over boiling water; cover and steam 12 minutes. Drain well.
  2. Melt butter in a large skillet; stir in sugar and chopped mint. Add carrots and cook over low heat about 8 minutes, stirring until well glazed. Garnish with fresh mint sprigs, if desired.

Makes 6 servings.

*Or use 8 medium carrots, scraped and cut into 2-inch pieces.