Bourbon Glazed Carrots

Bourbon Glazed Carrots

5 from 19 reviews

For this recipe carrot slices are glazed in a mouthwatering bourbon brown sugar sauce with a mild touch of heat from cinnamon and cayenne and topped with beautiful pomegranate seeds. It makes for the perfect holiday or dinner party side dish.




  1. In large skillet over medium high heat melt butter. Add carrots and cook until they begin to brown on the edges; stirring frequently. Approximately 7-8 minutes.
  2. Turn off the heat and carefully add whiskey. Let the fumes dissipate for 1-2 minutes.  Turn the heat to medium low and cook until whiskey is almost completely gone; approximately 3 minutes. Stir frequently.
  3. Sprinkle with brown sugar, cinnamon and cayenne. Continue cooking until carrots are tender; stirring frequently. Raise heat to medium high for last minute to thicken glaze. Salt and pepper to taste. Sprinkle with pomegranate seeds and serve.


If pomegranate seeds are not available You can sub fresh parsley or roasted chopped pecans.

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