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Cottontail Carrots

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 Time
    Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
  • Makes
    12 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds carrots, julienned
  • 1/4 cup apple juice
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 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 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 Note
This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Nutrition 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.

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  • 302harrison
    Sep 18, 2017

    These are yummy and easy! I make them often.

  • Northmn
    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!