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Flavorful Carrots

When my mom passed away, I went through her cookbooks to find the favorite recipes she prepared for our family gatherings. These tasty carrots were one of them.—Kathryn Gleason, Unadilla, New York
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
  • Makes
    6 servings


  • 5 cups sliced carrots
  • 3 tablespoons finely chopped green pepper
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped green onion
  • 3 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon zest
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper


  • Place 1 in. of water in a saucepan; add carrots. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 7-9 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain and place carrots in a bowl; add green pepper and onion.
  • In a bowl, beat cream cheese, sour cream, salt, lemon zest and pepper until smooth. Pour over vegetables; gently stir to coat.

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