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Spiced Carrots & Butternut Squash

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Cook: 4 hours

Makes

6 servings

When I've got a lot going on, my slow cooker is my go-to tool for cooking veggies. The sweetness of the squash and carrots really complements the spicy seasonings. —Courtney Stultz, Weir, Kansas
Spiced Carrots & Butternut Squash Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 5 large carrots, cut into 1/2-inch pieces (about 3 cups)
  • 2 cups cubed peeled butternut squash (1-inch pieces)
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon chili powder

Directions

  1. Place carrots and squash in a 3-qt. slow cooker. In a small bowl, mix remaining ingredients; drizzle over vegetables and toss to coat. Cook, covered, on low 4-5 hours or until vegetables are tender. Gently stir before serving.

Nutrition Facts

2/3 cup: 85 calories, 3g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 245mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 3g fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1/2 starch, 1/2 fat.

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