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Carrot-Apple Side Dish

 Carrot-Apple Side Dish
Whenever this dish makes an appearance at a family gathering or church potluck, folks always comment on the interesting combination of carrots and apple. Then they ask for the recipe!—Martina Knowles, Grand Forks, North Dakota
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups diced carrots (about 6 medium)
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 cup diced peeled apple
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons cold water

Directions

  • In a saucepan, cook carrots in water until crisp-tender; drain. Add
  • butter, brown sugar, lemon juice and cinnamon; mix well. Stir in
  • apple. Cover and simmer for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Combine cornstarch and cold water; stir into carrot mixture. Bring
  • to a boil; cook and stir for 1 minute or until thickened. Simmer,
  • uncovered, for 2 minutes or until glazed, stirring constantly.
  • Yield: 4 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 122 calories, 3 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 8 mg cholesterol, 51 mg sodium, 25 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 1 g protein.