Honey Glazed Carrots and Pears

Honey Glazed Carrots and Pears

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"My wife and I put together this recipe for an office Christmas party, and it got rave reviews. This side dish is easy to prepare and has a great taste."

Ingredients

35 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 227 cals
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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 227 kcal
  • 11%
  • Fat:
  • 15.7 g
  • 24%
  • Carbs:
  • 22.6g
  • 7%
  • Protein:
  • 1.4 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 41 mg
  • 14%
  • Sodium:
  • 189 mg
  • 8%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Place a steamer insert into a saucepan and fill with water to just below the bottom of the steamer. Bring water to a boil. Add pears; cover and steam until tender, 5 to 10 minutes. Transfer pears to a bowl. Add carrots to steamer, cover, and cook until tender, about 10 minutes; add carrots to bowl with pears.
  2. Heat butter in a saucepan over medium heat; stir in brown sugar, honey, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Bring to a simmer, stirring occasionally, until sugar has melted and glaze is slightly reduced, 5 to 10 minutes.
  3. Pour glaze over pears and carrots; toss to coat. Remove pears and carrots with a slotted spoon and transfer to a serving dish; sprinkle with parsley.

Footnotes

  • Editor's Note:
  • The nutrition data for this recipe includes the full amount of the butter glaze ingredients. The actual amount of the glaze consumed will vary.
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Much to labor intensive. Carrots can be steamed for 5 minutes, and then you can throw in the Pears for another 5 minutes. The recipe says simmer the butter/brown sugar part for 5 to 10 minutes...

I used a very crisp pears, steam the carrots for about 8 minutes and then tossed the pears into the steamer and steamed them for just a few more minutes. The amount of butter / glaze is over ki...

Very good; I'm just not sure why the pears are needed... I don't like pears, so I left them out, and followed the rest of the ingredients. Also, I don't have a steamer, and I like my carrots co...