Slow Cooker Glazed Carrots

by Bobi Brouse Bertling

recipe courtesy of dinneratthezoo.com


Slow Cooker Glazed Carrots
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My son invited my husband and me over for a New Years Day feast with his family and friends. Of course I wanted to bring something - but I didn't want to add to the carb load of a traditional meal so I went on the hunt for something different but healthy. This carrot recipe did not disappoint. The cinnamon and nutmeg really made this special without the guilt! Enjoy.




Ingredients


2 lbs carrots peeled and sliced into ½ inch pieces

¼ cup butter, melted

1/3 cup sugar

½ tsp salt

¼ tsp cinnamon

1/8 tsp nutmeg

1/tbsp chopped parsley


Directions


Place carrots in slow cooker. In a small bowl, whisk together the butter, brown sugar, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg.


Pour brown sugar mixture over the carrots and toss to coat.


Cook on high for 3 hours or until carrots are tender. If you would like to thicken the glaze, remove cover and cook on high for an additional 15 minutes. Sprinkle with parsley and serve.