Bringing Home Baby Carrots
Carrots cooked in apple juice and honey are a tasty, sweet accompaniment to the chicken casserole. Of course, I used baby carrots in this recipe for my theme menu. The word does double duty in the title for this dish. -Ame Andrews, Little Rock, Arkansas
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 20 min.
- 1 pound fresh baby carrots
- 1 cup apple juice
- 3/4 cup water
- 1/3 cup honey
- In a large saucepan, combine all ingredients. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 10-14 minutes or until carrots are tender. Serve with a slotted spoon.
Nutrition Facts1/2 cup: 157 calories, 1g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 43mg sodium, 40g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 2g fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 vegetable, 1 fruit.
Originally published as Bringing Home Baby Carrots in Taste of Home February/March 2002