Maple-Glazed Carrots with Pecans

The natural sweetness of carrots goes well with maple flavors in this easy side dish.

  • prep time 10 min
  • total time 10 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 12

Ingredients

1/4
cup chicken broth
1/4
teaspoon salt
2
lb ready-to-eat baby-cut carrots
1/4
cup real maple or maple-flavored syrup
2
tablespoons butter or margarine
1/4
cup coarsely chopped pecans
  • 1 In 12-inch skillet, heat broth and salt to boiling over high heat. Add carrots; reduce heat to medium. Cover; cook 10 to 12 minutes or just until crisp-tender. Drain if necessary.
  • 2 Add syrup and butter to carrots in saucepan. Cook over medium-high heat 3 to 4 minutes, stirring frequently, until carrots are glazed. Sprinkle with pecans.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    90
    (
    Calories from Fat
    35),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    4g
    4%
    (Saturated Fat
    1 1/2g,
    1 1/2%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    5mg
    5%;
    Sodium
    135mg
    135%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    12g
    12%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    8g
    8%
    ),
    Protein
    1g
    1%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    260%;
    Vitamin C
    4%;
    Calcium
    4%;
    Iron
    2%;
    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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