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Glazed Carrots with Pecans

Photo: James Baigrie; Styling: Randy Mon
Total time 30 mins
Yield Serves 10
This five-ingredient carrot side dish recipe comes together quickly and adds warm flavor to any fall menu.


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 6 cups diagonally sliced (1/4 in.) peeled carrots
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh ginger
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups toasted pecan halves

Nutrition Information

  • calories 239
  • caloriesfromfat 45 %
  • protein 2.1 g
  • fat 12 g
  • satfat 1.1 g
  • carbohydrate 33 g
  • fiber 3.8 g
  • sodium 39 mg
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg

How to Make It

  1. Heat oil in a nonstick frying pan over medium-high heat. Add carrots and cook, stirring frequently, 4 minutes. Stir in ginger and sugar and cook, stirring, until sugar melts, about 2 minutes. Add pecans and cook until carrots are tender when pierced and mixture is glazed in sugar, 3 to 5 minutes.

  2. Note: Nutritional analysis is per 1/2-cup serving.