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Maple Glazed Carrots Recipe

Maple Glazed Carrots Recipe

I like to make this side dish when I want to add some color to my meal. The touch of maple syrup is a nice surprise and so compatible with the carrot flavor. The crunch of pecans adds a special touch. -Sharon Bickett, Chester, South Carolina
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups baby carrots or sliced carrots
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans

Directions

  • 1. In a small saucepan, bring carrots and water to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and cook for 10 minutes or until tender. Drain. Stir in the butter, syrup and pecans until the butter is melted. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 245 calories, 16 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 15 mg cholesterol, 105 mg sodium, 25 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 2 g protein.