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.
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 15 min.
- 2 pounds carrots, julienned
- 1/4 cup apple juice
- 1/4 cup butter
- 2 tablespoons brown sugar
- 1 teaspoon salt, optional
- Minced fresh parsley
- In a 2-qt. microwave-safe casserole, combine carrots and apple juice. Cover and microwave on high for 6-8 minutes or until crisp-tender, stirring once. Add the butter, brown sugar and salt if desired; toss to coat. Sprinkle with parsley.
Editor's NoteThis recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Nutrition Facts1/2 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.
Originally published as Cottontail Carrots in Quick Cooking March/April 1998
Sep 18, 2017
These are yummy and easy! I make them often.
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!