Savory Scallions and Carrots

For a simple, savory side dish that comes together in minutes, try this recipe for scallions and carrots. Pairs equally well with plain rice as it does a side dish for an umami pot roast.

Photo by FDC Member Nancy Kerins


3 bunches scallions, trimmed
3 carrots, peeled
2 tbsp. vegetable oil
1 tbsp. butter
1 tbsp. soy sauce
½ tsp. sugar


1. Cut whites from scallions into 3″ lengths, discarding greens.
2. Cut carrots into 3″ batons.
3. Heat oil in a skillet over high heat. Add carrots, and stir-fry for 1 minute.
4. Add scallions, and stir-fry until golden, 2-3 minutes.
5. Add butter, soy sauce, and sugar, and cook 30 seconds more.

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