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Almond-Topped Carrots

Here's a different way to cook carrots. It's a nice addition to a fancy meal and jazzes up an everyday dinner.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 25 min. Bake: 35 min.
  • Makes
    12 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds carrots, julienned
  • 2 cups water
  • 1/2 cup golden raisins
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 6 tablespoons honey
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • Dash pepper
  • 1/2 cup slivered almonds, toasted

Directions

  • In a large saucepan, bring carrots and water to a boil. Reduce heat. Cover and cook for 10 minutes or until crisp-tender; drain. Add the raisins, butter, honey, lemon juice, ginger and pepper.
  • Place in a greased 2-qt. baking dish. Cover and bake at 350° for 35 minutes or until the carrots are tender. Sprinkle with almonds before serving.
Nutrition Facts
3/4 cup: 177 calories, 10g fat (5g saturated fat), 20mg cholesterol, 105mg sodium, 22g carbohydrate (18g sugars, 3g fiber), 2g protein.

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  • villchk
    Jan 19, 2013

    This was very easy to make. If you like carrots this is a delicious way to serve them. I used baby carrots as I couldn't find julienned that day and I was short on time.

  • nszat
    Nov 26, 2011

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