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Zesty Carrots

 Zesty Carrots
I'm always on the lookout for unusual recipes that are easy to make, and this is certainly one of those! A cooking teacher in the trade school I attended introduced me to Zesty Carrots. If you're a gardener, this would be a good way to use up a bumper crop of carrots! They're so tasty they might even make carrot lovers out of people who aren't "fans" of them now.
8 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Bake: 20 min.


  • 1-1/2 pounds carrots, washed and peeled
  • 2 tablespoons grated onion and juice
  • 1 tablespoon prepared horseradish
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup soft bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon paprika


  • Slice carrots 1/4 in. thick; cook in small amount of water for 5
  • minutes. Drain; reserve 1/4 cup cooking water for sauce.
  • In a bowl, combine the onion and juice, horseradish, mayonnaise,
  • cheese, salt, pepper and reserved cooking water. Add carrots.
  • Transfer to a greased 2-qt. baking dish.
  • Combine topping ingredients; sprinkle over carrot mixture. Bake,
  • uncovered, at 350° for 20 minutes.
  • Yield: 8 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 217 calories,

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Nutritional Facts: 18 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 24 mg cholesterol, 368 mg sodium, 12 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 2 g protein.