Creamed Carrot Coins
Lois uses her white sauce in this comforting treatment for attractive carrot coins that her grandmother handed down. "We usually served this when we had company," she recalls.
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 25 min.
- 8 medium carrots (1 pound), cut into 1/4-inch slices
- 1/4 cup chopped onion
- 1 cup Basic White Sauce
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- In a saucepan, bring 1 in. of water to a boil. Place carrots and onion in a steamer basket over the boiling water; cover and steam for 8-10 minutes or until crisp tender. Remove basket; drain liquid and return vegetables to the pan. Add white sauce, butter, parsley, salt and pepper; heat through.
Nutrition Facts1 cup: 206 calories, 14g fat (6g saturated fat), 24mg cholesterol, 476mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (11g sugars, 4g fiber), 4g protein.
Originally published as Creamed Carrots in Quick Cooking January/February 2001