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Candied Carrots Dish Recipe

Candied Carrots Dish Recipe

Tender sliced carrots are draped in a maple syrup and lemon juice glaze that makes this side dish a standout. "It's great to find a recipe like this one that my entire family enjoys, whether they are watching their calories or not," says Ruby Williams of Bogalusa, Louisiana.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 cups sliced carrots
  • 3 tablespoons reduced-calorie pancake syrup
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh parsley
  • 1 teaspoon butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Dash pepper

Directions

  • 1. Place 1 in. of water in a large saucepan; add carrots, Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 7-9 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain.
  • 2. Stir in the remaining ingredients. Simmer, uncovered, until most of the liquid has evaporated. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

One serving (3/4 cup) equals 66 calories, 1 g fat (trace saturated fat), 2 mg cholesterol, 286 mg sodium, 15 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 vegetable.