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Mango-Chutney Baby Carrots Recipe

Mango-Chutney Baby Carrots Recipe

“We pull baby carrots from our backyard garden, wash them and cook them right away. This is one of my family's favorite recipes, and appears often at holiday dinners.” Patricia Nieh - Portola Valley, California
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound fresh baby carrots
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons mango chutney
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons minced fresh gingerroot
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon curry powder
  • 3 tablespoons minced fresh parsley

Directions

  • 1. Place carrots and water in a microwave-safe bowl. Cover and microwave on high for 4-6 minutes or until tender.
  • 2. Meanwhile, in a large bowl, combine the orange juice, chutney, butter, ginger, garlic and curry. Cover and microwave on high for 45 seconds or until butter is melted. Drain carrots; add to orange juice mixture and toss to coat. Garnish with parsley. Yield: 4 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup equals 131 calories, 6 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 15 mg cholesterol, 216 mg sodium, 19 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 vegetable, 1 fat, 1/2 starch.