Sweet Herbed Carrots
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 25 min.
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 1/4 teaspoon sugar
- 2 cups sliced fresh carrots
- 3 to 4 lettuce leaves
- 2 tablespoons water
- 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
- 2 tablespoons heavy whipping cream
- 1 tablespoon minced fresh tarragon or 1 teaspoon dried tarragon
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/8 teaspoon pepper
- In a large skillet, cook and stir the butter and sugar over medium heat until butter is melted and sugar is dissolved. Stir in carrots; cover with lettuce leaves. Sprinkle with water. Cover and simmer for 15-20 minutes or until carrots are crisp-tender.
- Discard lettuce. Stir in the parsley, cream, tarragon, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 1-2 minutes or until heated through. Serve with a slotted spoon.
Nutrition Facts3/4 cup: 212 calories, 17g fat (11g saturated fat), 51mg cholesterol, 463mg sodium, 14g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 4g fiber), 2g protein.
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Apr 11, 2017
Wow this is amazing loved the flavors. unfortunately my fresh carrots did not last long, so i used frozen. still tasted great i left out the water because of the frozen part.
Aug 15, 2010
I loved these! I'm always looking for good side dishes and I will definitely do these again!