Baby Carrots with Almonds
Jane Kittle of Columbia Cross Roads, Pennsylvania sends her not-so-candied carrots she fixes for her diabetic husband. She writes, “It’s great for him, but it’s something we all enjoy!”
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 10 min.
- 1 pound fresh baby carrots
- 2 tablespoons water
- 2 tablespoons slivered almonds, toasted
- 1 tablespoon sugar
- 1 tablespoon butter
- 1/8 teaspoon salt
- Place carrots and water in a microwave-safe bowl. Cover and microwave on high for 4-6 minutes or until tender; drain. Stir in the remaining ingredients.
Editor's NoteThis recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Nutrition Facts3/4 cup: 96 calories, 5g fat (2g saturated fat), 8mg cholesterol, 191mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 2g fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 vegetable, 1 fat.
Nov 23, 2014
These carrots are delicious. I normally steam the carrots in my steamer and then add the almonds, butter and sugar. It is a quick and yummy side dish. Thanks so much for sharing!