Double Gingered Orange Carrots
pounds baby carrots with tops trimmed, or 1 lb. small to medium carrots
teaspoons olive oil
cup orange juice
1 inch piece fresh ginger, peeled and shaved or cut in very thin slices
tablespoons chopped, toasted hazelnuts
tablespoon chopped crystallized ginger
- Halve baby carrots lengthwise. Quarter small carrots lengthwise; cut crosswise in 3-inch pieces.
- In nonstick skillet cook carrots in hot olive oil over medium heat 10 minutes, stirring once. Add orange juice, fresh ginger, and 1/4 teaspoon salt; toss to coat. Cook, covered, 6 to 8 minutes or until carrots are tender. Uncover; cook 2 minutes or until liquid is reduced by half.
- To serve, sprinkle with nuts and crystallized ginger. Makes 4 servings.
Nutrition Facts(Double Gingered Orange Carrots)
- Per serving:
- 109 kcal cal.,
- 5 g fat
- (1 g sat. fat,
- 1 g polyunsaturated fat,
- 4 g monounsatured fat),
- 0 mg chol.,
- 224 mg sodium,
- 16 g carb.,
- 4 g fiber,
- 9 g sugar,
- 2 g pro.
- Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet