Maple Mustard Carrots

Maple Mustard Carrots 150 Image by: Maple Mustard Carrots 150 Author: Canadian Living

Whether cooked or raw, carrots are delicious as a dish or just for munching. But in a nod to the coming spring, the addition of maple syrup makes a delicious dish. Carrots are a rich source of vitamin A, beta-carotene and vitamin C (plus a raw carrot provides about 2 g of fibre).

  • Portion size 4 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: February 2008

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 lb carrots peeled and sliced diagonally
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme

Method

In large saucepan, bring 3/4 cup (175 mL) water, carrots, maple syrup, mustard, salt and pepper to boil; cover and cook over medium heat for 5 to 7 minutes or until almost tender.

Uncover and cook over high heat, stirring often, for 3 to 4 minutes or until tender and no liquid remains. Remove from heat; stir in butter and thyme.

Nutritional facts Per serving: about

  • Sodium 311 mg
  • Protein 1 g
  • Calories 126.0
  • Total fat 6 g
  • Cholesterol 15 mg
  • Saturated fat 4 g
  • Total carbohydrate 18 g

%RDI

  • Iron 6.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 8.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 5.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 226.0
  • Vitamin C 8.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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