Sweet ‘n’ Tender Carrots
Barbara Schindler of Napoleon, OH uses lemon-lime soda to really perk up the flavor of carrots. This bright side-dish is fast, hands-off, and notes Barbara, “it's a great way to get your children to eat carrots.”
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 15 min.
- 1/3 cup chopped onion
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 5 cups frozen sliced carrots
- 1 cup lemon-lime soda
- 1 tablespoon sugar
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/8 teaspoon pepper
- In a large skillet, saute onion in butter until tender. Stir in the carrots, soda, sugar, salt and pepper. Cover and cook over medium-low heat for 7-10 minutes or until carrots are crisp-tender. Serve with a slotted spoon.
Nutrition Facts2/3 cup: 105 calories, 4g fat (2g saturated fat), 10mg cholesterol, 213mg sodium, 17g carbohydrate (12g sugars, 4g fiber), 2g protein.
Originally published as Sparkling Carrots in Simple & Delicious January/February 2007
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