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Glazed Carrots with Pecans

Total Time
30 mins

This five-ingredient carrot side dish recipe comes together quickly and adds warm flavor to any fall menu.

Glazed Carrots with Pecans

Photo: James Baigrie; Styling: Randy Mon
 1 tablespoon olive oil
 6 cups diagonally sliced (1/4 in.) peeled carrots
 1 teaspoon minced fresh ginger
 1 cup packed brown sugar
 1 1/2 cups toasted pecan halves
Step 1

Heat oil in a nonstick frying pan over medium-high heat. Add carrots and cook, stirring frequently, 4 minutes. Stir in ginger and sugar and cook, stirring, until sugar melts, about 2 minutes. Add pecans and cook until carrots are tender when pierced and mixture is glazed in sugar, 3 to 5 minutes.

Step 2

Note: Nutritional analysis is per 1/2-cup serving.

Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving
Calories 239Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 12g19%

Saturated Fat 1.1g6%
Cholesterol 0.0mg0%
Sodium 39mg2%
Total Carbohydrate 33g11%

Dietary Fiber 3.8g16%
Protein 2.1g5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.