Brandy Glazed Carrots


Posted: November 5

Time: 20 minutes

Yield: 8 servings

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In just 20 minutes, you can transform carrots into something not just memorable but truly unforgettable. Brandy Glazed Carrots are tender, sweet, and with notes of butter and smokiness; these are the kinds of carrots you can pair with Thanksgiving turkey or a special steak dinner. Brandy Glazed Carrots are classy and delectable, transforming a humble vegetable into a go-to side!


Ingredients

• water, for boiling • 2 pounds baby carrots • 1/2 cup unsalted butter • 1/4 cup honey • 1/4 cup brandy • 1/4 teaspoon salt or to taste • 1/4 teaspoon pepper or to taste • 1 tablespoon parsley, fresh, chopped for garnish (optional)

Directions

Step 1

Using a large skillet, bring about a 1/2 inch of water to a boil on the stove-top.

Step 2

Mix in the carrots, then cover and cook them until they are crispy-tender, around 7-9 minutes.

Step 3

Drain the carrots and set them aside.

Step 4

Using the same skillet, cook the butter and honey over medium heat until the butter is melted.

Step 5

Mix in the brandy and bring the mixture to a boil.

Step 6

Cook the glaze until it has reduced to about 1/2 cup.

Step 7

Add the carrots back in and stir or toss to coat.

Step 8

Season with salt and pepper to taste, garnish with parsley, and serve!


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