Sesame Carrots

Spring 2004, The EatingWell Diabetes Cookbook (2005), The Essential EatingWell Cookbook (2004)

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Toasted sesame seeds add taste and eye appeal to a cheery plate of carrots.

"These look delish. Are the carrots cooked or uncooked? "
Sesame Carrots

Makes: 3 servings, about 2/3 cup each

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  • 2 cups baby carrots
  • 1 tablespoon toasted sesame seeds
  • Pinch of dried thyme
  • Pinch of kosher salt


  1. Toss carrots with sesame seeds, thyme and kosher salt in a small bowl.


Per serving: 33 calories; 2 g fat (0 g sat, 1 g mono); 0 mg cholesterol; 8 g carbohydrates; 0 g added sugars; 1 g protein; 2 g fiber; 72 mg sodium; 220 mg potassium.

Nutrition Bonus: Beta carotene, potassium, fiber.

Carbohydrate Servings: 1/2

Exchanges: 1 1/2 vegetable

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