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Glazed Carrot Coins

 Glazed Carrot Coins
When I pull fresh carrots from the garden, my mouth waters just thinking about how this simple recipe enhances their flavor with brown sugar and a hint of lemon. —Pat Habiger, Spearville, Kansas
6 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 12 medium carrots, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon grated lemon peel
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions

  • In a saucepan, cook carrots in a small amount of water until
  • crisp-tender; drain. Remove and keep warm. In the same pan, heat
  • brown sugar and butter until bubbly. Stir in lemon peel. Return
  • carrots to pan; cook and stir over low heat for 10-15 minutes or
  • until glazed. Remove from the heat; stir in vanilla. Yield: 6
  • servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 cup) equals 172 calories, 6 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 15 mg cholesterol, 108 mg sodium, 30 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 1 g protein.