Sweet 'n' Tender Carrots Recipe
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Sweet 'n' Tender Carrots Recipe

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Barbara Schindler of Napoleon, OH uses lemon-lime soda to really perk up the flavor of carrots. This bright side-dish is fast, hands-off, and notes Barbara, “it's a great way to get your children to eat carrots.”
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:6 servings
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TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 1/3 cup chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 5 cups frozen sliced carrots
  • 1 cup lemon-lime soda
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (2/3 cup) equals 105 calories, 4 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 10 mg cholesterol, 213 mg sodium, 17 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 2 g protein.


  1. In a large skillet, saute onion in butter until tender. Stir in the carrots, soda, sugar, salt and pepper. Cover and cook over medium-low heat for 7-10 minutes or until carrots are crisp-tender. Serve with a slotted spoon. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Sweet 'n' Tender Carrots in Simple & Delicious January/February 2007, p23

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