Carrots Get A Tasty Update With Chopped Nuts And Sweet Pineapple In This Easy Vegan Side Dish Recipe. Best Yet, It Is Ready In Minutes. For A Tropical Change, Substitute Macadamia Nuts For The Cashews.

Carrots get a tasty update with chopped nuts and sweet pineapple in this easy vegan side dish recipe. Best yet, it is ready in minutes. For a tropical change, substitute macadamia nuts for the cashews.
Carrots get a tasty update with chopped nuts and sweet pineapple in this easy vegan side dish recipe. Best yet, it is ready in minutes. For a tropical change, substitute macadamia nuts for the cashews.

Cashew Pineapple Carrots

Serves 6

Ingredients:

  • 1 (20-ounce) can pineapple tidbits in juice, undrained

  • 1/3 cup minced red onion

  • 1/2 pound carrots, cut at a diagonal into 1/2-inch slices

  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch

  • 2 tablespoons water

  • 1/4 cup chopped unsalted cashews


Directions:

  1. Drain pineapple, reserving juice. Set pineapple tidbits aside.

  2. In a medium saucepan over medium-high heat, combine pineapple juice and onion. Bring to a boil.

  3. Stir in carrot slices, cover pan, and reduce heat to medium-low and simmer for 10 minutes.

  4. Stir in pineapple tidbits and continue to simmer until carrots are fork tender.

  5. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, whisk together cornstarch and water until smooth.

  6. Stir cornstarch mixture into carrot mixture and cook for 1 minute or until thickened.

  7. Transfer carrots to a serving platter and sprinkle with cashews.


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