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Cardamom Carrots Recipe

Cardamom Carrots Recipe

"These slightly sweet carrots with a hint of cardamom go over big whenever I serve them. They're particularly nice at holidays," says field editor Joan Hallford of North Richland Hills, Texas.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds carrots, cut into 2-inch julienned strips
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange peel

Directions

  • 1. In a large saucepan, bring 1 in. of water, carrots and salt to a boil; reduce heat. Cover and simmer for 7-9 minutes or until crisp-tender; drain.
  • 2. In a large skillet, combine the butter, brown sugar, cardamom and orange peel. Cook and stir over medium heat for 1-2 minutes or until sauce is thickened. Add carrots; toss to coat. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 126 calories, 6 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 15 mg cholesterol, 395 mg sodium, 18 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 1 g protein.