Sweet Carrots Recipe
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Sweet Carrots Recipe

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Here's a flavorful way to dress up carrots without a lot of fuss. Simply steam the good-for-you veggies, then season with butter, brown sugar, vinegar and a sprinkling of chives. The carrots are not only colorful, but they taste good, too.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:2 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES: 2 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups baby carrots
  • 2 teaspoons brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon butter
  • 1 teaspoon white wine vinegar
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon minced chives

Nutritional Facts

One serving (3/4 cup) equals 76 calories, 2 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 5 mg cholesterol, 202 mg sodium, 14 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 vegetable, 1/2 fruit.

Directions

  1. Place carrots in a steamer basket. Place in a saucepan over 1 in. of water; bring to a boil. Cover and steam for 5-8 minutes or until tender. Transfer carrots to a large bowl. Add the brown sugar, butter, vinegar and salt; toss until butter is melted and carrots are coated. Sprinkle with chives. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Sweet Carrots in Light & Tasty February/March 2002, p17

Nutritional Facts

One serving (3/4 cup) equals 76 calories, 2 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 5 mg cholesterol, 202 mg sodium, 14 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 vegetable, 1/2 fruit.

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Reviewed Aug. 7, 2011

I loved this recipe. The sauce was just right not to sweet and had a great flavor this is a recipe that I will keep and use often.

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Reviewed Feb. 28, 2011

Used red wine vinegar instead of white wine vinegar. Also used green onion instead of chives. This was a wonderful recipe and I will make it again. Nice sauce!

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