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Spiced Carrots with Pistachios

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Makes

8 servings

Satisfy everyone during the holidays with this side that mixes carrots with pistachios and raisins. It's gluten free, vegan and vegetarian, too. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
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Ingredients

  • 2 pounds carrots, sliced
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon apple pie spice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1/2 cup golden raisins
  • 1/3 cup pistachios

Directions

  1. Place carrots in a large saucepan; add 1 in. of water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 8-10 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain and set aside.
  2. In the same pan, combine the butter, brown sugar, pie spice, salt and pepper; cook and stir until butter is melted. Add carrots, raisins and pistachios; cook and stir over medium heat for 5 minutes or until glazed.

Nutrition Facts

1/2 cup: 181 calories, 8g fat (4g saturated fat), 15mg cholesterol, 223mg sodium, 26g carbohydrate (18g sugars, 4g fiber), 3g protein.

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