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Apricot Carrots Recipe

My mother loved both apricots and carrots, so when I found this recipe, I knew I had to make it for her. It has become a family favorite.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound carrots, sliced
  • 1/4 cup apricot preserves
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon grated orange peel
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg

Directions

  • 1. Place carrots in a saucepan with enough water to cover; bring to a boil. Cover and cook for 8 minutes or until crisp-tender; drain. Add remaining ingredients; cook and stir over medium heat for 3 minutes or until preserves are melted and carrots are coated. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 123 calories, 3 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 8 mg cholesterol, 77 mg sodium, 25 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 1 g protein.