Mint-Glazed Baby Carrots
A simple and delicious springtime side dish of tender-cooked baby carrots enrobed in a buttery fresh mint glaze.
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)
- Arrange carrots in a vegetable steamer. Place over boiling water; cover and steam 12 minutes. Drain well.
- 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.