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Carrots and Pineapple Recipe

Carrots and Pineapple Recipe

This simple side dish has been a favorite with family and friends for years.—Cora Christian, Church Hill, Tennessee
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups baby carrots
  • 1 can (20 ounces) pineapple chunks, undrained
  • 4 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon butter

Directions

  • 1. In a saucepan, bring 1 in. of water to a boil; place carrots in a steamer basket over water. Cover and steam for 8-10 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain pineapple, reserving juice; set pineapple aside.
  • 2. In a saucepan, combine cornstarch and cinnamon. Add the brown sugar, butter and reserved juice. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Stir in the carrots and pineapple; heat through. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1/2 cup) equals 251 calories, 3 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 8 mg cholesterol, 71 mg sodium, 58 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 1 g protein.