These Vegan Glazed Carrots are super easy to make, taking under 15 minutes! The sweet glaze will have everyone asking for more! A great dairy free side dish for all to enjoy!
Even if you are not a fan of carrots, these vegan glazed carrots, will have you questioning if you need to reconsider. They bring out the sweetness of the carrots perfectly to have a really delicious dairy free side dish option.
It’s great for holidays or just a simple weeknight recipe. Best of all, it comes together in just 15 minutes and is so, so easy to make. Just 5 ingredients and 1 skillet and you are on your way to a great vegan side dish!
WHAT INGREDIENTS DO YOU NEED FOR Vegan GLAZED CARROTS RECIPE?
In order to make this simple and delicious vegan glazed carrots recipe, you’re going to need just 5 ingredients. These brown sugar glazed carrots are literally perfect for the pickiest of eaters, including those little ones.
The ingredients that you need for these vegan glazed carrots are:
- baby carrots
- coconut oil
- brown sugar
I know many people don’t think of pepper going with something that has cinnamon and agave in it, but trust me this vegan glazed baby carrots recipes will be one of your favorite recipes.
HOW TO MAKE Vegan GLAZED CARROTS:
Vegan glazed baby carrots are such an easy side dish recipe to make. If you are short on time, you will definitely love trying to make this recipe.
Simply melt coconut oil into a pan on medium high heat. Once you’ve done that, add in your carrots. Cook the carrots for 5 minutes.
Then, add in pepper to taste, along with cinnamon, agave, and brown sugar. Continue cooking until the carrots are fork tender.
Then done! It’s seriously that simple.
I AM Not Vegan. Do I have to use agave?
We know that not everyone here is vegan, but they are dairy free. These vegan glazed carrots are great with agave, but you could also swap for honey if that is what you have on hand.
Maple syrup would also work, but we like the stickiness from the agave and/or honey use.
If you are using maple syrup, because it is less sticky, you should cook for an extra 2-3 minutes so the flavors can develop a bit longer.
I’M ALLERGIC TO COCONUT. HOW CAN I MAKE THIS A TOP 8 ALLERGY FRIENDLY RECIPE?
If you need to swap out the coconut oil because of an allergy for this vegan glazed carrots recipe, all you need to do is replace it, in the same quantity, with a similar cooking oil.
If you are looking for a coconut oil substitute for these glazed baby carrots, I suggest grapeseed or sunflower oil. However, any oil, or even dairy free butter will work.
It will change the taste slightly, so we do recommended replacing something that is mild, even slightly sweet, that won’t be very strong.
How do I make these Vegan Glazed Carrots for a crowd?
This recipe calls for 1 pound of carrots to be used. That serves roughly 4 people. You can double or triple the amount in equal portions if you need to make for more people.
What are other quick dairy free side dishes?
Whether you are planning dinner for yourself, your entire family, or looking for a last minute dish to take to a get together, sometimes we need quick! Here’s some other quick non-milk side dishes that you can make. All are completely vegan.
- Cucumber and Tomato Salad
- Instant Pot 3 Bean Salad
- Cauliflower Rice (Microwave version under 15)
- Garlic Rubbed Roasted Cabbage Steaks
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Vegan Glazed Carrots
- Melt coconut oil over medium heat in a large skillet.
- Once melted, add in baby carrots. Stir to coat with the coconut oil. Let cook for 3 minutes.
- Add in remaining ingredients and stir well.
- Reduce heat to medium low and cook carrots for an additional 7-9 minutes or until carrots are easily pierced with a fork.
- Remove from heat and serve.
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