Maple-Glazed Carrots with Pecans

Maple-Glazed Carrots with Pecans

The natural sweetness of carrots goes well with maple flavors in this easy side dish.

Prep Time

10

Minutes

Total Time

10

Minutes

Makes

12

servings

1/4
cup chicken broth
1/4
teaspoon salt
2
lb ready-to-eat baby-cut carrots
1/4
cup real maple or maple-flavored syrup
2
tablespoons butter or margarine
1/4
cup coarsely chopped pecans
  1. In 12-inch skillet, heat broth and salt to boiling over high heat. Add carrots; reduce heat to medium. Cover; cook 10 to 12 minutes or just until crisp-tender. Drain if necessary.
  2. Add syrup and butter to carrots in saucepan. Cook over medium-high heat 3 to 4 minutes, stirring frequently, until carrots are glazed. Sprinkle with pecans.
Makes 12 servings (1/2 cup each)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Tip
Substitute purchased sugar-glazed almonds for the pecans.
Real maple syrup is more expensive because it takes 20 gallons of maple sap to make one gallon of syrup! Less costly maple-flavored syrup is a blend of less-expensive syrup and pure maple syrup or flavoring.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 90
    • (Calories from Fat 35),
  • Total Fat 4g
    • (Saturated Fat 1 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 5mg;
  • Sodium 135mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 12g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2g,
    • Sugars 8g),
  • Protein 1g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 0 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 1 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.