Glazed Carrots with Pecans

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

Yield:

Serves 10

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Recipe Time

Total: 30 Minutes

Nutritional 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

Ingredients

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

Preparation

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.

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

Note:

Oceana Magee, Port Townsend, WA,

November 2009