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Creamed Carrots

 Creamed Carrots
"A true comfort food, this dish showcases tender carrot slices basking in a luscious cream sauce," shares Sue Davis from Wausau, Wisconsin.
8 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 3 pounds fresh carrots, cut into 1/4-inch slices
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1-1/4 cups half-and-half cream

Directions

  • In a large saucepan, bring carrots and broth to a boil. Reduce heat;
  • cover and simmer for 8-10 minutes or until carrots are crisp-tender.
  • Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, melt butter. Stir in the flour, salt
  • and pepper until smooth. Gradually add cream. Bring to a boil; cook
  • and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Drain carrots. Drizzle
  • with cream sauce and toss to coat. Yield: 8 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 157 calories, 7 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 26 mg cholesterol, 297 mg sodium, 20 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 3 g protein.