- 1 pound maroon carrots (plain carrots can be substituted)
- 2 tablespoons water
- 1 1/2 tablespoons reduced-calorie stick margarine, melted
- 1 tablespoon Amaretto
Peel carrots and slice into 1-inch pieces. Place in a microwave-safe dish, add 2 tablespoons water, and cover with lid or microwave-safe plastic wrap. Microwave on 100% for 8–9 minutes, or until tender when pierced with a fork. Drain water.
In a small bowl, stir together melted margarine and Amaretto. Drizzle evenly over carrots and toss to coat.
Yield: 2 cups.
Serving size: 1/2 cup.
Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
Calories: 79 calories, Carbohydrates: 12 g, Protein: 1 g, Fat: 3 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Sodium: 50 mg, Fiber: 4 g
Exchanges per serving: 2 vegetable, 1/2 fat. Carbohydrate choices: 1.
This recipe was developed by Tami Ross, a Diabetes Nutrition Specialist and Certified Diabetes Educator in Lexington, Kentucky.