Carrots and Pineapple Recipe

Carrots and Pineapple Recipe

How to Make Carrots and Pineapple Recipe

This carrots and pineapple dish is easy to make, inexpensive, and healthy.   Brighten your dinner table with its beautiful colors today.   Try a fresh new dish that everyone will love!

How to Prepare Carrots and Pineapple

First wash and slice 1o medium carrots into 3 inch thin slices.  (If you want a shortcut, just use prepackaged baby carrots.)  Cook carrots in a pot of boiling water for about 10 minutes until they are soft.  Test for doneness with a fork. Drain and set aside.

Drain liquid from can of pineapple into a boiler.  Set pineapple aside.
Add orange juice, cornstarch, salt and cinnamon to the pineapple juice in the boiler. Mix well.
Cook over medium heat stirring constantly until smooth and thickened – about 5 to 7 minutes.
Add carrots and pineapple tidbits stirring constantly until heated all the way through.

Pour into casserole dish and serve immediately.

Other Ideas

Need another easy side dish?  Try our corn casserole!  Or how about some deviled eggs made in the instant pot?

This recipe is featured on SouthernPlate.com’s Meal-Plan-Monday #88

 

Carrots and Pineapple

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Serves: 6
Cooking Time: 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • 10 medium carrots, sliced (or buy prepackaged ready to eat baby carrots)
  • 1 (15 1/4 oz.) can pineapple tidbits
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

Instructions

1

Wash and peel carrots. Slice into 3 inch thin slices. (Or use ready to eat baby carrots - about 2 small packages.)

2

Cook carrots in a pot of boiling water for about 10 minutes until they are soft. Test for doneness with a fork. Drain and set aside.

3

Drain liquid from can of pineapple into a boiler. Set pineapple aside.

4

Add orange juice, cornstarch, salt and cinnamon to the pineapple juice in the boiler. Mix well.

5

Cook over medium heat stirring constantly until smooth and thickened - about 5 to 7 minutes.

6

Add carrots and pineapple tidbits stirring constantly until heated all the way through.

7

Pour into casserole dish and serve immediately.

Notes

Using ready to eat baby carrots makes this recipe super easy! Reheats well in the microwave.

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