Spiced Carrots with Pistachios

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.


8 servings

Updated: Aug. 17, 2023
Give the classic carrot side dish a little extra crunch with this recipe. This quick and easy dish is gluten free and vegetarian. It'll satisfy everyone at the table for holiday gatherings. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
Spiced Carrots with Pistachios Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 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


  1. Place carrots in a large saucepan; add 1 in. 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 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 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.