Looking for a great low-carb side dish? These Parmesan Carrot Spirals are full of flavor and low in carbs. It’s one of my favorite easy cooked carrots recipes.
Easy Cooked Carrots Spirals
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Forget pasta, these easy cooked carrots spirals are my new favorite side dish. They are bursting with garlic parmesan flavors and super easy to make.
Our schedule is very busy – especially during the spring season. Between baseball, BMX, flag football and Boy Scouts, we always have somewhere to be after dinner.
Dinner needs to be quick and preferably healthy. I try to keep plenty of quick cooking meats on hand – such as thin cut chicken breasts and pork chops, as well as frozen shrimp. This way I know I have proteins on hand that cook quickly.
For sides, I love vegetable spiralizer recipes but I don’t always have time to make fresh spiralized veggies. It can be cumbersome to drag out the spiralizer and prep the veggies.
Green Giant® came out with new Veggie Spirals that are the perfect swap-in for traditional pasta. You can get zucchini or carrot spirals that make great side dishes or can easily be swapped in place of pasta in your favorite recipes.
Green Giant® Veggie Spirals are gluten free and come without sauce or seasoning so you can prepare them to suit your tastes and recipes.
I love that they are made with 100% vegetables. There aren’t any fillers or ingredients you can’t pronounce. Plus, Green Giant® Veggie Spirals have fewer calories than pasta, and no carbs. They are great as an entrée, a side dish, or soup.
These Garlic Parmesan Carrot Spirals were an easy carrot recipes. The recipe came together quickly and it was very flavorful.
I simply cooked them according to the package directions. There are two options to choose from – I used the microwave method and it was super simple. Next, I quickly sauteed them with the garlic and parmesan. It was so simple, yet so good!
My family raved about them. I even served them to guests one night and everyone couldn’t stop talking about them. Next time, I’m thinking of adding them to my Chicken Noodle Soup recipe. I think it would be a fun twist on a classic recipe.
More Easy Carrot Recipes & Flavors
You can easily create different flavor combinations too. Try using these new Green Giant® Veggie Spirals in place of regular carrots in these recipes:
They’d even make great “noodles” for a quick stir fry. The possibilities are endless.
Items You Need to Make Vegetable Spiralizer Recipes
- My favorite parmesan cheese grater
- Garlic press – this one get’s high ratings!
- Non stick saute pan
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Garlic Parmesan Carrot Spirals
- 1 12 oz package Green Giant Veggie Spirals™ Carrot
- 3 Tablespoons olive oil
- 2 Tablespoons chopped fresh garlic
- 3 Tablespoons chopped fresh Italian parsley
- 1/3 cup grated parmesan cheese
- ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
- Cook Green Giant Veggie Spirals™ Carrot according to package directions, drain and keep warm.
- Preheat a large nonstick skillet over medium heat.
- Add olive oil, garlic, and parsley to the pan, cook until garlic is translucent, 2-3 minutes. Turn off heat.
- Add warm carrot spirals, cheese, and black pepper. Gently toss together until well combined.
Estimated Nutritional Information
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