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.

  • 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*
  • 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.
  • Nutrition Information

    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.
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