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Honey-Roasted Carrots

Prep time 3 mins
Cook time 16 mins
Yield 4 servings (serving size: 3/4 cup)
Treat carrots to a quick broil then toss them in a perfectly sweet sauce before serving. This quick side dish recipe pairs perfectly with roast pork or grilled chicken.

Ingredients

  • 1 (12-ounce) package carrot sticks (about 3 cups)
  • Cooking spray
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh parsley

Nutrition Information

  • calories 85
  • caloriesfromfat 33 %
  • fat 3 g
  • satfat 1.8 g
  • monofat 0.8 g
  • polyfat 0.2 g
  • protein 0.9 g
  • carbohydrate 14.9 g
  • fiber 2.5 g
  • cholesterol 8 mg
  • iron 0.4 mg
  • sodium 226 mg
  • calcium 33 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat broiler.

  2. Arrange carrot sticks on a jelly-roll pan coated with cooking spray. Coat carrots with cooking spray. Sprinkle evenly with salt and pepper, tossing to coat.

  3. Broil 14 minutes or until carrots begin to brown, stirring once.

  4. While carrots broil, combine butter, brown sugar, and honey in a small bowl. Pour butter mixture over carrots, tossing to coat. Broil 2 minutes or until carrots are browned and tender. Sprinkle with parsley.

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