Balsamic vinegar-marinated carrots are an easy side dish for your favorite pasta dinner.

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Ingredients

Directions

  • Place carrots and garlic in a small saucepan and cover with cold water. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat and boil for 30 seconds. (Alternatively, place carrots, garlic and 1/4 cup water in a 1-quart casserole; cover with lid or vented plastic wrap and microwave on High until crisp-tender, 5 to 7 minutes, stirring midway.)

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  • Immediately drain the carrots and garlic; transfer to a medium bowl. Add vinegar, oil, thyme and sugar and toss well. Let cool for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Discard the garlic and season with salt and pepper.

Nutrition Facts

68 calories; 2.6 g total fat; 0.4 g saturated fat; 209 mg sodium. 328 mg potassium; 11 g carbohydrates; 2.7 g fiber; 5 g sugar; 1.1 g protein; 15306 IU vitamin a iu; 7 mg vitamin c; 18 mcg folate; 38 mg calcium; 13 mg magnesium;