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Cider-Glazed Carrots

To make your preparation time quicker, use packaged shredded carrots. Simply place all of the ingredients in the skillet and bring to a boil. Cover and simmer for 10 minutes. Uncover and cook for 3 minutes or until sauce is thickened.
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 cups julienned fresh carrots
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup apple cider or juice
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard

Directions

  • In a large skillet, saute carrots in butter for 5 minutes. Add brown sugar. Cook and stir for 1 minute or until the sugar is dissolved.
  • Stir in the cider, water and mustard. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 10-12 minutes or until carrots are crisp-tender. Uncover and cook 3 minutes longer. Stir to coat carrots with the glaze.
Nutrition Facts
1/2 cup: 119 calories, 6g fat (4g saturated fat), 15mg cholesterol, 126mg sodium, 17g carbohydrate (13g sugars, 3g fiber), 1g protein.

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