Maple Glazed Carrots
A slightly sweet dish that is excellent served with ham.

Servings: 6

• 1 pound carrots, cut into matchstick pieces
• 1 teaspoon low saturated fat margarine
• 1/2 teaspoon minced shallot
• 1 teaspoon orange zest
• 1 tablespoon walnuts, chopped
• 1 teaspoon parsley, chopped
• 1/4 cup maple syrup
• Salt
• Fresh ground black pepper

Blanch carrots in lightly salted simmering water until tender but still firm (al dente) Remove and immediately submerge in ice water. When well chilled, drain and reserve.

Melt butter in a large sauté pan over medium heat. Add shallot and orange zest, sauté briefly. Add carrots and sauté until well heated. Add walnuts, parsley and maple syrup.

Simmer for 2-3 minutes. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Transfer to a warm bowl or platter to serve.

Per Serving (excluding any salt or pepper): 75 Calories; 1g Fat (13.7% calories from fat); trace Saturated Fat; 1g Protein; 16g Carbohydrate; 2g Dietary Fiber; 0mg Cholesterol; 33mg Sodium. Exchanges: 0 Grain (Starch); 0 Lean Meat; 1 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Fruit; 0 Fat; 1/2 Other Carbohydrates.

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