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Carrot Casserole for Three

 Carrot Casserole for Three
“I use carrots dug fresh from our garden to make this colorful casserole,” writes Blaine Baker from Kelseyville, California. “Its creamy, buttery texture makes folks 'root' for this comforting side dish.”
3 ServingsPrep: 25 min. Bake: 15 min.

Ingredients

  • 4 medium carrots, sliced
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped green pepper
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoons plus 2 teaspoons butter, divided
  • 4 teaspoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 can (5-1/2 ounces) evaporated milk
  • 1 teaspoon minced jalapeno pepper, optional
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley flakes
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried savory
  • 2 tablespoons dry bread crumbs

Directions

  • Place 1 in. of water in a small saucepan; add carrots. Bring to a
  • boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 7-9 minutes or until
  • crisp-tender. Drain and set aside.
  • In a small skillet, saute green pepper and onion in 2 tablespoons
  • butter until tender. Stir in the flour, salt and pepper until
  • smooth. Gradually add milk. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2
  • minutes or until thickened.
  • Stir in jalapeno if desired, parsley, savory and carrots. Transfer to
  • a 2-cup baking dish coated with cooking spray.
  • In a small skillet, melt remaining butter. Add bread crumbs; cook and

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Carrot Casserole for Three (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • stir until toasted and browned. Sprinkle over casserole.
  • Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 15-20 minutes or until bubbly.
  • Yield: 3 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 2/3 cup (prepared with reduced-fat butter) equals 183 calories, 9 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 34 mg cholesterol, 377 mg sodium, 21 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 6 g protein.