Quick Creamed Carrots Recipe
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Quick Creamed Carrots Recipe

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This side dish are always popular at my table. The rich sauce coats the carrots nicely and really perks up their flavor.—Eva Bailey, Olive Hill, Kentucky
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound carrots, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped onion
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh basil or 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon seasoned salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup evaporated milk

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup equals 163 calories, 7 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 28 mg cholesterol, 319 mg sodium, 19 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 5 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan, bring 1 in. of water and carrots to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 7-9 minutes or until crisp-tender.
  2. Meanwhile, in another saucepan, melt butter. Stir in the flour, onion, basil, seasoned salt and pepper until blended; gradually stir in milk. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Drain carrots and transfer to a serving bowl. Add sauce and stir to coat. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Creamed Carrots in Taste of Home April/May 2002, p13

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup equals 163 calories, 7 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 28 mg cholesterol, 319 mg sodium, 19 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 5 g protein.

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Reviewed Feb. 27, 2014

"Turned out very good, even when I cut back on the seasoning salt and used fat free milk instead of evaporated to make it more low cal and healthy. I would make this again!"

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Reviewed Nov. 18, 2013

"good"

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Reviewed Apr. 12, 2013

"We tried this recipe tonight for our family which includes two toddlers--one of which refuses to eat his vegetables. Not only did he eat these creamed carrots--he was shoveling them in his mouth! I may have to make the sauce for his veggies from now on. :) The rest of us also enjoyed this new twist on carrots. We substituted whole milk with a little melted butter for the evaporated milk, and it was still delicious!"

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Reviewed Sep. 9, 2011

"I love this recipe! Its easy, quick, and gives great flavor to the carrots. It adds personality to the carrots and goes great with most meats, potatoes, rice ect."

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