Grape Glazed Carrots

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Grape Glazed Carrots
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This recipe is a great way to spruce up an otherwise boring side dish of carrots. Sweet and savory collide with the tang of the grape juice to create an exciting and unique flavor profile.

6
Servings
120
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Notes

Nutrional information per serving:

 

140 cal; 2.5 g fat; 0 g saturated fat; 2 g protein; 29g carbs; 0 mg cholesterol; 60 mg sodium; 3 g fiber

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 Cup Welch's 100% Grape Juice made with Concord grapes
  • 1 Tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 8 medium carrots, peeled and cut diagonally into 1/4-inch thick slices
  • Salt, to taste
  • 2 Tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 Cup chopped unsalted pistachios

Directions

In a small cup, stir together 2 tablespoons of the grape juice and the cornstarch.

 

In a medium saucepan, bring one quart of water to a simmer. Add the carrots and salt. Cook for 5 minutes or until the carrots are tender. Drain well. In the same saucepan, heat the remaining grape juice, sugar, and balsamic vinegar until boiling. Stir the cornstarch mixture and add it to the juice. Cook, stirring constalty, 1 to 2 minutes or until the sauce returns to a simmer and thickens.

 

Add the carrots and stir until coated. Pour into a serving bowl. Sprinkle with the pistachios and serve immediately.

Grape Shopping Tip

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Grape Cooking Tip

Don’t throw out your overripe fruit – instead blend into a smoothie or salad dressing, add to muffin batter, bake into a cobbler, or boil down with sugar and a little lemon juice to make jam.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
3g
4%
Sugar
17g
N/A
Saturated Fat
0.3g
1.6%
Protein
2g
4%
Carbs
24g
8%
Vitamin A
680µg
76%
Vitamin B6
0.2mg
10%
Vitamin C
20mg
33%
Vitamin E
0.7mg
3.3%
Vitamin K
11µg
13%
Calcium
41mg
4%
Fiber
3g
11%
Folate (food)
18µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
18µg
5%
Iron
0.5mg
2.9%
Magnesium
23mg
6%
Monounsaturated
1g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
0.9mg
4.3%
Phosphorus
55mg
8%
Polyunsaturated
0.8g
N/A
Potassium
358mg
10%
Sodium
362mg
15%
Sugars, added
3g
N/A
Zinc
0.3mg
2.1%

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