Almond Baby Carrots

Carrots and almonds come together in this easy side dish that's ready in 15 minutes.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 15 min
  • Servings 6

1
pkg (16 oz) fresh baby carrots
2
tablespoons slivered almonds
2
tablespoons butter
2
tablespoons amaretto
Dash salt
1
tablespoon chopped fresh parsley

  • 1 In 1 1/2-quart microwave-safe casserole, combine carrots and 1/4 cup water; cover. Microwave on HIGH for 7 to 10 minutes or until tender, stirring once halfway through cooking. Drain.
  • 2 Meanwhile, cook almonds in medium saucepan over medium heat for 3 to 5 minutes or until toasted, stirring frequently. Add cooked carrots, butter, amaretto and salt to saucepan; cook 2 to 3 minutes or until most of liquid is evaporated, stirring occasionally. Sprinkle with parsley.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1/2 Cup
Calories
90
(
Calories from Fat
45),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
5%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
),
Cholesterol
10mg
10%;
Sodium
90mg
90%;
Total Carbohydrate
9g
9%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
5g
5%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
430%;
Vitamin C
10%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Vegetable; 1 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.