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Carrot ‘N’ Celery Amandine

"When I prepare a rather plain entree like baked chicken for dinner, I try to make an interesting side dish like this one," writes Carol Gaus of Itasca, Illinois. "The crisp-tender veggies, seasoned with soy sauce and garlic, get added crunch from the toasted almonds.
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
  • Makes
    2 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 teaspoon canola oil
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1 tablespoon reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1-1/4 cups sliced carrots
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/3 cup chopped celery
  • 2 tablespoons sliced almonds, toasted

Directions

  • In a large nonstick skillet, saute garlic in oil for 1 minute or until tender. Stir in the water, soy sauce and sugar. Bring to a boil. Add carrots, onion and celery; cook until crisp-tender. Sprinkle with almonds.
Nutrition Facts
3/4 cup: 133 calories, 7g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 350mg sodium, 15g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 4g fiber), 4g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 vegetable, 1-1/2 fat.
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  • rmbarr059
    Oct 22, 2016

    Great combination!

  • astarzynski
    Feb 19, 2014

    Great flavor.

  • becca2468
    Nov 24, 2011

    I didn't use the garlic and oil. And doubled the recipe for Thanksgiving dinner today. Everyone loved it. Great flavor and good way to get your veggies :) Will definitely be making this a lot.