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Sautéed Carrots

4 Reviews
100% would make this recipe again

An easy way to cook the carrots so that they will melt in your mouth.

Preparation : 7 min Cooking : 25 min
90 calories/serving
  • Can be done in advance
  • Can be frozen
  • Very easy
  • Gluten Free
  • Lactose Free
  • Nuts & Peanuts Free
  • Halal
  • Kosher
  • Vegetarian
  • Kid-friendly
  • Diabetes-friendly
  • Artery-healthy
  • Heart-healthy

Ingredients

6 carrots, cut into 3-4 mm rounds 600 g
2 tbsp margarine non-hydrogenated 30 g
salt [optional]

Before you start

A mandolin will make slicing the carrots easier.

Method

  1. Prepare the carrots: Slice into thin rounds (3-4 mm).
  2. Heat the margarine in a pan over medium heat. Add the rounds. Cook 5 min uncovered, stirring frequently.
  3. Add salt, cover and cook on low heat about 20 min, or until the carrots are soft.

Nutrition Facts Table

per 1 Serving (140g)

Amount

% Daily Value

Calories

90

Fat

5 g

7 %

Saturated 0.6 g
+ Trans 0 g

3 %

Cholesterol

0 mg

Sodium

90 mg

4 %

Carbohydrate

13 g

4 %

Fibre

3 g

13 %

Sugars

6 g

Protein

1 g

Vitamin A

168 %

Vitamin C

13 %

Calcium

4 %

Iron

3 %

Servings of Canada's Food Guide

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to :
Vegetables and Fruits : 1 ¾ servings
Grain Products : 0 serving
Milk and Alternatives : 0 serving
Meat and Alternatives : 0 serving

Claims

This recipe is :
Free  :
Added Sugar, Cholesterol, Trans Fat
Low  :
Saturated Fat, Sodium
Source of  :
Fibre, Folacin, Magnesium, Manganese, Niacin, Pantothenic Acid, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Vitamin D, Vitamin E
Good source of  :
Potassium
Excellent source of  :
Vitamin A, Vitamin K
Diet-related health claims  :
Artery-healthy, Heart-healthy

DIABETES Exchange

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to :
Food Group Exchanges
Vegetables 2
Fats 1

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4 Reviews (3 with rating only ) 100% would make this recipe again
slightlywoman
october 06, 2012

I don't like using margarine as it tastes gross. I tried using Earth Balance which seems to work well. I'm not a huge fan of cooked carrots, but it seems to be okay... I just need to stop overcooking them.

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slightlywoman
october 06, 2012

I don't like using margarine as it tastes gross. I tried using Earth Balance which seems to work well. I'm not a huge fan of cooked carrots, but it seems to be okay... I just need to stop overcooking them.

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