2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 pound carrots, peeled and grated using the large grating disk of a food processor
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¼ teaspoon red pepper flakes (or to taste)
Fresh lime juice
¼ cup chopped fresh scallions
¼ cup unsalted peanuts, toasted and chopped
In a large skillet over medium, heat the oil. Add the carrots and a pinch of salt, then cook, stirring often, for 3 minutes. Add the red pepper flakes and cook, stirring often, until the carrots are just tender, about 2 minutes. Stir in a bit of lime juice and the scallions and peanuts.
Nutrition values per serving: 160 calories, 11 g fat (1 g saturated), 14 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 8 g sugar, 4 g protein, 0 cholesterol, 210 mg sodium.
Sara Moulton for The Associated Press