Brown Sugar Glazed Carrots

Carrots are rich in beta carotene, vitamin K1 and potassium. They also taste great and are beautiful to serve as a side dish. The bright orange color brightens up any dinner plate. I particularly like to serve glazed carrots with chicken or turkey which is why I am sharing this recipe a week before Thanksgiving. The other great thing about this glazed carrot recipe is that you can make it a day or two ahead of time and warm it up in the microwave or in a covered dish in the oven and they will be perfect.

The trick is to roast them in a hot oven so that they become caramelized. I add Tumeric to my recipe because I love the way the yellow Tumeric brightens the dish even more plus Tumeric is so good for you so I try to add it to my cooking whenever I can. So here you have carrots AND Tumeric in the same dish. It’s like a power dish of YUM!

Brown Sugar Glazed Carrots
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Brown Sugar Glazed Carrots

Baby Carrots Glazed in Brown Sugar
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time30 minutes
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Side Dishes, Vegetables
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 182kcal


  • 16 oz baby carrots
  • 3 tbsp butter melted
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 3 tbsp light brown sugar
  • ¼ tsp Tumeric
  • ¼ tsp dry mustard
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp pepper


  • Preheat oven to 400
  • Mix butter, oil and spices together
  • Pour over carrots and toss
  • Roast for 15 minutes then toss on pan
  • Roast for an additional 15 minutes until carrots are caramelized but not mushy


Sodium: 311mg | Calcium: 46mg | Vitamin C: 3mg | Vitamin A: 15900IU | Sugar: 14g | Fiber: 3g | Potassium: 281mg | Cholesterol: 23mg | Calories: 182kcal | Saturated Fat: 6g | Fat: 12g | Protein: 1g | Carbohydrates: 18g | Iron: 1mg

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