Almond Baby Carrots

Quick-to-make and flavorful - nothing can beat this baby carrots and almond recipe. Have this wonderful side dish ready in just 15 minutes.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 15 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 6

Ingredients

1
pkg (16 oz) fresh baby carrots
2
tablespoons slivered almonds
2
tablespoons butter
2
tablespoons amaretto
Dash salt
1
tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 In 1 1/2-quart microwave-safe casserole, combine carrots and 1/4 cup water; cover. Microwave on HIGH for 7 to 10 minutes or until tender, stirring once halfway through cooking. Drain.
  • 2 Meanwhile, cook almonds in medium saucepan over medium heat for 3 to 5 minutes or until toasted, stirring frequently. Add cooked carrots, butter, amaretto and salt to saucepan; cook 2 to 3 minutes or until most of liquid is evaporated, stirring occasionally. Sprinkle with parsley.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1/2 Cup
    Calories
    90
    (
    Calories from Fat
    45),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    5g
    5%
    (Saturated Fat
    3g,
    3%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    10mg
    10%;
    Sodium
    90mg
    90%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    9g
    9%
    (Dietary Fiber
    3g
    3%
      Sugars
    5g
    5%
    ),
    Protein
    1g
    1%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    430%;
    Vitamin C
    10%;
    Calcium
    2%;
    Iron
    2%;
    Exchanges:
    1/2 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Vegetable; 1 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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