Maple-Glazed Carrots and Apples

  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 40 min
  • Servings 2
Maple-Glazed Carrots and Apples

Ingredients

2
medium carrots, sliced (1 cup)
1
tablespoon butter or margarine
1
medium apple, cut into thin wedges
2
tablespoons maple-flavored syrup
1/4
teaspoon ground cardamom

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat 1 inch water (salted if desired) to boiling in 1-quart saucepan. Add carrots. Cover and heat to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer 12 to 15 minutes or until tender; drain.
  • 2
    Heat butter in 6-inch skillet over medium heat until hot. Cook apple wedges in butter 2 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in syrup and cardamom. Cook 3 to 5 minutes, stirring frequently, until apples are evenly glazed. Stir into carrots.

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Tips

Expert Tips

  • Cardamom is a member of the ginger family. Native to India, this aromatic spice is used to flavor both sweet and savory foods.
  • Keeping the peel on the apple adds extra fiber to this scrumptious side dish.

Nutritional Information

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
180
Calories from Fat
55
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6 g
Saturated Fat
1 g
Cholesterol
0mg
Sodium
135 mg
Potassium
280 mg
Total Carbohydrate
33 g
Dietary Fiber
3 g
Protein
1 g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
100%
100%
Vitamin C
4%
4%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
2%
2%
Exchanges:
2 Fruit; 1 Vegetable; 1 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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