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Appetizer, Side, Vegetarian |80 calories per serving|15 minute recipe

Balsamic Glazed Carrots

This content was last updated on January 10, 2020

This colorful side can be whipped up in less than 15 minutes and requires only five ingredients. Balsamic vinegar and a little brown sugar form a beautiful glaze that brings out the natural sweetness of carrots. This healthy vegetable contains the antioxidant beta-carotene (a plant form of vitamin A), as well as other beneficial carotenoids.

 

 

Ingredients

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  • 1 Tbsp. peanut or canola oil
  • 4 cups baby-cut carrots or 1/2-inch diagonally sliced carrots
  • 2 Tbsp. balsamic vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp. brown sugar
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
Per serving: 80 calories, 2.5 g total fat (0 g saturated fat, 0 g trans fat), 0 mg cholesterol, 13 g carbohydrates, 1 g protein, 2 g dietary fiber, 65 mg sodium, 10 g sugar, 4 g added sugar.

Directions

  1. In large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat.
  2. Add carrots. Sauté until carrots become tender crisp and start to brown slightly, about 11-12 minutes. Reduce heat to medium. Sprinkle vinegar and sugar over carrots, stirring to thoroughly coat carrots. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  3. Remove from heat and serve warm.

This recipe contains cancer fighting foods:

This recipe was specially crafted to support cancer prevention and survival. It adheres to AICR's Cancer Prevention Recommendations. Learn more about our recipe guidelines.

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