Mom's Carrot Casserole Recipe
Rich and cheesy, this casserole is the very best way to eat carrots. Pretty orange slices peek out from under a bed of buttery cracker crumbs. My mom loves to cook and share recipes. She picked this one up from a dear friend. -Gloria Grant, Sterling, Illinois
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 25 min. YIELD:8 servings
- 2 pounds carrots, sliced
- 1/2 cup butter, divided
- 6 ounces process American cheese, cubed
- 1/4 teaspoon dill weed
- 1/2 cup crushed saltines (about 15 crackers)
- 1. Place carrots in a saucepan and cover with water; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer until tender, about 10 minutes. Drain; place in a greased 1-1/2-qt. baking dish. In a small saucepan, melt 1/4 cup butter and cheese, stirring often. Stir in dill. Pour over the carrots. Toss the saltines and remaining butter; sprinkle over carrots. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until lightly browned and bubbly. Yield: 8 servings.
1 serving (1 each) equals 235 calories, 17 g fat (10 g saturated fat), 44 mg cholesterol, 457 mg sodium, 16 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 6 g protein.
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