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Cottontail Carrots Recipe
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Glistening with a subtly sweet glaze, these scrumptious carrots are sure to become an often-requested dish on special occasions. They take only minutes to cook in the microwave.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES: 12 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds carrots, julienned
  • 1/4 cup apple juice
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt, optional
  • Minced fresh parsley

Nutritional Facts

1/2 cup: 76 calories, 4g fat (2g saturated fat), 10mg cholesterol, 80mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 2g fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1 fat.

Directions

  1. In a 2-qt. microwave-safe casserole, combine carrots and apple juice. Cover and microwave on high for 6-8 minutes or until crisp-tender, stirring once. Add the butter, brown sugar and salt if desired; toss to coat. Sprinkle with parsley. Yield: 12 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Originally published as Cottontail Carrots in Quick Cooking March/April 1998, p38


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Northmn User ID: 1989082 45732
Reviewed Mar. 21, 2008

"Try this same receipe but use maple syrup! Wow! it adds to the taste of the ham, expecially if you have studded it with pineapple rings!"

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