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Baby Carrots with Almonds Recipe

Baby Carrots with Almonds Recipe

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 TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 1 package (16 ounces) fresh baby carrots
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 2 tablespoons slivered almonds, toasted
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt


  • 1. 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. Yield: 4 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.

Nutritional Facts

3/4 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.

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Reviewed 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!"

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