North African Spiced Carrots Recipe

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Submitted by earth_mom

Makes 6 servings



recipe from Eating Well magazine--summer side dishes

Recipe Ingredients for North African Spiced Carrots

1 tablespoon olive oil
4 cloves garlic, minced
2 teaspoons paprika
1 teaspoon cumin, ground
1 teaspoon coriander, ground
3 cups sliced carrots (4 medium-large)
1 cup water
3 tablespoons lemon juice
1/8 teaspoon salt (to taste)
1/4 cup parsley, chopped fresh

Recipe Directions for North African Spiced Carrots

  1. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat.

  2. Add garlic, paprika, cumin and coriander; cook, stirring, until fragrant but not browned, about 20 seconds.

  3. Add carrots, water, lemon juice and salt; bring to a simmer.

  4. Reduce heat to low, cover and cook until almost tender, 5 to 7 minutes.

  5. Uncover and simmer, stirring often, until the carrots are just tender and the liquid is syrupy, 2 to 4 minutes.

  6. Stir in parsley.

  7. Serve hot or at room temperature.

Categories

Vegetables, Side Dish, African, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Moroccan, Boil, Vegetarian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 110.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
52
Calories from Fat
23
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
2.6g
4%
Saturated Fat
0.4g
2%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
90mg
4%
Potassium
231mg
7%
Total Carbohydrates
7.3g
2%
Dietary Fiber
2.0g
8%
Sugars
2.9g
Protein
0.9g
Vitamin A 196% Vitamin C 19%
Calcium 3% Iron 4%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • No cholesterol
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in potassium
  • High in thiamin
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in sugar
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