Ranch Glazed Carrots

Simple side dishes don’t have to only come from the canned food aisle of the grocery store. This quick & easy glazed carrot recipe features fresh baby carrots cooked on the stove top until perfectly tender and bathed in a buttery ranch seasoned sauce. Ranch glazed carrots make a perfect addition to the dinner menu, but are also good cold- making them perfect for packed lunches.

I swear, Pinterest can be my best friend, or my worst enemy. Just depends on the day.

I’m always coming across a recipe here, a recipe there that I know, I just know, has to be dinner tonight.

And I’m cooking so I get to make what I want, right?

But later, usually while I’m pulling out ingredients, that rational part of my brain starts functioning again. It then usually reminds me that dinner needs to be more.

I actually have to make sides and stuff. Not just the 5-star main dish I had my heart set on. Bummer.

Carrots and ranch area a match made in heaven, so I thought ‘these have to be amazing, right?!’ 

What’s better than having the flavors you love from your favorite dressing in an easy to make side dish that’ll have you wanting to eat your veggies? 

These are a perfect summer side, well in our opinion, they’re really good anytime of the year.

Just five minutes (5 minutes!) is all you need to make this savory-sweet buttery ranch glaze for these simple cooked carrots.

Believe it or not- simple side dishes don’t have to only come from the canned food aisle of the grocery store.

This quick & easy glazed carrot recipe features fresh baby carrots cooked on the stove top until perfectly tender and bathed in a buttery ranch seasoned sauce.

Ranch glazed carrots make a perfect addition to the dinner menu, but are also good cold- making them perfect for packed lunches.

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Ranch Glazed Carrots

Fresh baby carrots are cooked on the stove top until perfectly tender in a simple buttery ranch seasoned sauce. These can be served hot or cold making them a great side dish, or even a snackable option for packed lunches.
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Course: Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 4 minutes
Cook Time: 6 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 207kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 pound baby carrots
  • 5 tablespoons butter softened
  • 2 tablespoons light brown sugar
  • 1 packet ranch dressing mix or 2 1/2- 3 tbsp dry ranch salad dressing & seasoning mix

Instructions

  • Cook the carrots in 1 cup of boiling water until tender, about 5-6 minutes. Drain the carrots & place them back in the warm pot.
  • Add the butter, brown sugar & dry dressing mix to the carrots and toss to coat.
  • Mix until evenly combined and the carrots are well glazed. Serve warm (but still serves well chilled as leftovers)

Nutrition

Calories: 207kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 38mg | Sodium: 740mg | Potassium: 269mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 16075IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 45mg | Iron: 1mg

recipe adapted from Eat At Home Cooks

2 thoughts on “Ranch Glazed Carrots

  1. Oooh!! This sounds yummy!! I can’t wait to try it with my boys! I know they’ll love it! Stopping by as a host of The Weekday Mixer! Thanks for linking up!

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