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

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • 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

67.6 calories; protein 1.1g 2% DV; carbohydrates 11g 4% DV; exchange other carbs 0.5; dietary fiber 2.7g 11% DV; sugars 5.4g; fat 2.6g 4% DV; saturated fat 0.4g 2% DV; cholesterolmg; vitamin a iu 15305.7IU 306% DV; vitamin c 7mg 12% DV; folate 17.7mcg 4% DV; calcium 37.7mg 4% DV; iron 0.4mg 2% DV; magnesium 12.5mg 5% DV; potassium 328.3mg 9% DV; sodium 209mg 8% DV; thiamin 0.1mg 7% DV.