Gingered Carrots

Sugar and candied ginger bring out the naturally sweet flavor of carrots in a four-ingredient, 20-minute side dish.

  • prep time 10 min
  • total time 20 min
  • ingredients 4
  • servings 6

Ingredients

6
medium carrots, sliced (3 cups)
1/4
cup sugar
2
tablespoons butter or margarine
1
teaspoon finely chopped crystallized ginger
  • 1 In 3-quart saucepan, heat 1 inch water (salted if desired) to boiling. Add carrots. Heat to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and cook about 5 minutes or until crisp-tender; drain.
  • 2 In same saucepan, cook sugar, butter and ginger over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until bubbly. Stir in carrots. Reduce heat to low. Cook 1 to 2 minutes, stirring occasionally, until carrots are glazed and heated through.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    100
    (
    Calories from Fat
    35),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    4g
    4%
    (Saturated Fat
    2g,
    2%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    10mg
    10%;
    Sodium
    45mg
    45%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    15g
    15%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    12g
    12%
    ),
    Protein
    0g
    0%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    230%;
    Vitamin C
    4%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    0%;
    Exchanges:
    0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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