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Glazed Carrots with Pecans

This five-ingredient carrot side dish recipe comes together quickly and adds warm flavor to any fall menu.

Sunset NOVEMBER 2009

  • Yield: Serves 10
  • Total:30 Minutes


  • 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


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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 239
  • Calories from fat: 45%
  • Protein: 2.1g
  • Fat: 12g
  • Saturated fat: 1.1g
  • Carbohydrate: 33g
  • Fiber: 3.8g
  • Sodium: 39mg
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg

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