Healthy 10 minute Sweet Spicy Carrots

An easy 10 minute side dish for dinner, Healthy Sweet and Spicy Carrots.
Really done in 10 mins. Great side dish for dinner. I'm working with Del Monte. #10MinuteWow

Do you have 10 minutes to have a little fun and get a jump-start on getting dinner on the table? That is all I needed for this fun recipe. I often concentrate on whatever protein we are eating for dinner and stick to my tried and true for side dishes. That is why I have so many more entrée recipes than side dishes. Thanks to Del Monte challenging me to their #10MinuteWow contest, I’ve found a new quick and easy side dish to add to my repertoire. Now I have no excuse for boring vegetable dishes for dinner. What I had to do was choose a recipe from Del Monte’s #10MinuteWow Easter Pinterest Board. Then re-create it adding a special personal twist to make it my own. I chose Sweet & Spicy Carrots. For my special twist I added garlic. You know my husband does not like to eat food without garlic.  Then I added walnuts. I absolutely adore the crunch of walnuts with the sweetness of carrots. They are the perfect pairing.

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Really done in 10 mins. Great side dish for dinner. I'm working with Del Monte.

I also really liked this quick technique of cooking vegetables. You can easily make it your own by changing the spices you use. Bloom the spices in a little oil like my recipe says. That will bring those dried spices to life and rev up the flavor. Lemon or lime zest would be a scrumptious addition to this recipe, too. Don’t like walnuts? Pistachios or sunflower seeds would also be delish. There are so many fun ways to make this #10MinuteWow recipe your own. I cannot wait to see what you come up with. Drop me a note and let me know. Also be sure to check out Del Monte on Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram and Twitter.

Really done in 10 mins. Great side dish for dinner. I'm working with Del Monte.

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Yields 4

Serves About 2/3 cup

Healthy 10 minute Sweet Spicy Carrots

3 minPrep Time

7 minCook Time

10 minTotal Time

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Ingredients

  • 1 tsp. grape seed oil
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 tsp. cumin
  • 1 tsp. smoky paprika
  • 2 tbsp. honey, divided
  • 1 can (14.5 oz.) Del Monte® No Salt Added Petite Diced Tomatoes, drained
  • 1 can (14.5 oz.) Del Monte® Sliced carrots, drained
  • 2 tsp. grated fresh ginger
  • 1 tsp. balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tbsp. chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 tbsp. chopped walnuts

Instructions

  1. Heat oil in a large non-stick skillet over medium-high heat.
  2. Stir in garlic, cumin, and paprika and cook for 1 minute.
  3. Stir in 1 tbsp. honey, tomatoes and carrots. Cook until most of the liquid has evaporated, about 5 minutes. Stirring occasionally.
  4. Remove from heat and stir in ginger and vinegar.
  5. Drizzle with 1 tbsp. honey, parsley and walnuts.
  6. Serve immediately.

Notes

I calculated 6 Weight Watcher smart points

7.8.1.2
513
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Happy Healthy Eating,

Christie

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Really done in 10 mins. Great side dish for dinner. I'm working with Del Monte. #10MinuteWow
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