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Maple-Pecan Carrots

A shiny maple syrup glaze complements the natural sweetness of carrots. Try them the next time you serve pork chops or roasted chicken.

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  • prep time 25 min
  • total time
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 6
 

Ingredients

1/2 cup water
Dash salt
4
cups sliced fresh carrots
1
tablespoon butter
3
tablespoons maple-flavored syrup
1/4
cup chopped pecans*

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Steps

  • 1 In medium saucepan, bring water and salt to a boil. Add carrots; cover and cook over medium heat for 12 to 15 minutes or until carrots are tender. Drain; cover to keep warm.
  • 2 Melt butter in same saucepan over low heat. Stir in syrup. Add carrots; cook until carrots are well glazed, stirring constantly. Serve topped with pecans.
  • 1 In medium saucepan, bring water and salt to a boil. Add carrots; cover and cook over medium heat for 12 to 15 minutes or until carrots are tender. Drain; cover to keep warm.
  • 2 Melt butter in same saucepan over low heat. Stir in syrup. Add carrots; cook until carrots are well glazed, stirring constantly. Serve topped with pecans.

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*If desired, pecans can be toasted. To toast, cook pecans in small nonstick saucepan over medium-high heat for 3 to 5 minutes or until browned, stirring constantly. For extra flavor, sprinkle carrots with a little nutmeg or cinnamon just before serving.

Nutritional information

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NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1/2 Cup
Calories
110
(
Calories from Fat
50),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
6%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
),
Cholesterol
5mg
5%;
Sodium
80mg
80%;
Total Carbohydrate
14g
14%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
8g
8%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
460%;
Vitamin C
8%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Fruit; 1 Vegetable; 1 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.