Cottontail Carrots Recipe

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Cottontail Carrots Recipe
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Cottontail Carrots Recipe

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Glistening with a subtly sweet glaze, these scrumptious carrots are sure to become an often-requested dish on special occasions. They take only minutes to cook in the microwave.
MAKES:
12 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:
12 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 15 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds carrots, julienned
  • 1/4 cup apple juice
  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt, optional
  • Minced fresh parsley

Directions

In a 2-qt. microwave-safe casserole, combine carrots and apple juice. Cover and microwave on high for 10-12 minutes or until crisp-tender, stirring once. Add butter, brown sugar and salt if desired; toss to coat. Sprinkle with parsley. Yield: 12 servings. Nutritional Analysis: One 1/2-cup serving (prepared with margarine and without salt) equals 77 calories, 72 mg sodium, 0 cholesterol, 11 gm carbohydrate, 1 gm protein, 4 gm fat. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 vegetable, 1 fat. Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 700-watt microwave. Yield: 12 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Originally published as Cottontail Carrots in Quick Cooking March/April 1998, p38

Nutritional Facts

1/2 cup: 76 calories, 4g fat (2g saturated fat), 10mg cholesterol, 80mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 2g fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1 fat.

  • 2 pounds carrots, julienned
  • 1/4 cup apple juice
  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt, optional
  • Minced fresh parsley
  1. In a 2-qt. microwave-safe casserole, combine carrots and apple juice. Cover and microwave on high for 10-12 minutes or until crisp-tender, stirring once. Add butter, brown sugar and salt if desired; toss to coat. Sprinkle with parsley. Yield: 12 servings. Nutritional Analysis: One 1/2-cup serving (prepared with margarine and without salt) equals 77 calories, 72 mg sodium, 0 cholesterol, 11 gm carbohydrate, 1 gm protein, 4 gm fat. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 vegetable, 1 fat. Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 700-watt microwave. Yield: 12 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Originally published as Cottontail Carrots in Quick Cooking March/April 1998, p38

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302harrison User ID: 7319087 273182
Reviewed Sep. 18, 2017

"These are yummy and easy! I make them often."

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Northmn User ID: 1989082 45732
Reviewed Mar. 21, 2008

"Try this same receipe but use maple syrup! Wow! it adds to the taste of the ham, expecially if you have studded it with pineapple rings!"

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