Sauteed Baby Carrot Medley Recipe

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Sauteed Baby Carrot Medley Recipe
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Sauteed Baby Carrot Medley Recipe

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Convenient baby-cut carrots star in this colorful, quick-to-fix side dish from Lisa McNeece of Bakersfield, California. Lisa's on staff at Grimmway Farms, top grower and processor of baby-cut carrots.
MAKES:
8 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:
8 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 3 cups fresh baby carrots
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 small yellow summer squash, thinly sliced
  • 1 small sweet red pepper, julienned
  • 1-1/2 cups fresh sugar snap peas
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons sun-dried tomatoes (not packed in oil), finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon capers, drained
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Directions

In a large skillet, saute carrots in oil for 1 minute. Add squash; saute 1 minute longer. Stir in the red pepper, peas and garlic; saute 1 minute more.
Add water. Reduce heat to medium. Cook and stir until liquid is evaporated and vegetables are crisp-tender. Stir in the tomatoes, capers, salt and pepper. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Sauteed Baby Carrot Medley in Country Woman September/October 2006, p 9

Nutritional Facts

2/3 cup: 71 calories, 4g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 240mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 2g fiber), 2g protein.

  • 3 cups fresh baby carrots
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 small yellow summer squash, thinly sliced
  • 1 small sweet red pepper, julienned
  • 1-1/2 cups fresh sugar snap peas
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons sun-dried tomatoes (not packed in oil), finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon capers, drained
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  1. In a large skillet, saute carrots in oil for 1 minute. Add squash; saute 1 minute longer. Stir in the red pepper, peas and garlic; saute 1 minute more.
  2. Add water. Reduce heat to medium. Cook and stir until liquid is evaporated and vegetables are crisp-tender. Stir in the tomatoes, capers, salt and pepper. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Sauteed Baby Carrot Medley in Country Woman September/October 2006, p 9

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lenavoth User ID: 5335289 93966
Reviewed Sep. 13, 2010

"I would have like the carrots to be a little softer but over all it was packed with flavor. We did not add the capers because we did not want to spend the money on them. The sun-dried tomatoes were a good touch! We also doubled the peppers and squash."

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