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Ingredients:

  • 3 pounds - Small carrots w/ tops
  • 3 cups - Water
  • 1/4 teaspoons - Salt
  • 1/2 cups - Pistachio nuts
  • 1/2 cups - Butter
  • 1/3 cups - Packed light brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons - Freshy thyme, Chopped
  • Directions:

    1. Heat oven to 350. Trim carrots, leaving about 1 in. of the tops. In a very large skillet, combine the water and salt; bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Add carrots. Return to a boil; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, just until carrots are tender, 10 to 12 min. Drain carrots in a large colander; set aside.
    2. Meanwhile, place pistachios in a single layer in a shallow baking pan. Bake, stirring once, until pistachios are lightly toasted, 8 to 10 min. Set aside.
    3. In the same very large skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Add brown sugar and thyme, stirring until brown sugar is melted. Add drained carrots. Bring just to a boil; reduce heat. Cook, uncovered over medium-low heat, stirring occasionally, just until carrots are well glazed, about 10 min.
    4. To serve, transfer carrots to a serving platter or bowl. Sprinkle w/ toasted pistachios

    Brief Description

    "This version of glazed carrots blends butter, brown sugar, pistachos and fresh thyme."

    Main Ingredient:

    Carrots

    Category:  Vegetables

    Cuisine:  American

    Notes

    "Toasting the pistachios brings out an irresistible nutty flavor."

    Source

    Ladies Home Journal

    Posted By:

    mamakjking

    Posted On:

    January 17, 2013

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