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Peanutty Carrots Recipe

Peanutty Carrots Recipe

Even people who think they don't like carrots will eat and enjoy this dish. When I was working as housekeeper and cook for a lawyer years ago, he was so pleased with this recipe that he insisted I cook it whenever he entertained. He called it the "specialty of the house." -Ursula Ogden, Laurelville, Ohio
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups julienned carrots
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons chopped salted peanuts
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • Pepper to taste

Directions

  • 1. In a saucepan, bring carrots, water and salt to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and cook for 10 minutes or until carrots are crisp-tender. Drain. Add the peanuts, butter, sugar and pepper; toss to coat. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 174 calories, 10 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 15 mg cholesterol, 433 mg sodium, 18 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 4 g protein.