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Savory Carrots

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  Water 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Carrots 1 Pound, scraped and sliced
  Vegetable cooking spray 1
  Margarine 1 Tablespoon
  Green onions with tops 4 (Sliced)
  Lean ham 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), cooked and finely chopped
  Firmly packed brown sugar 1 Tablespoon
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon

1) In a medium saucepan, bring the water to a boil.
2) Add the carrots and cover the saucepan. Cook over moderate heat for about 8 minutes, or till the carrots are crisp-tender.
3) Take the carrots off the heat, drain and set them aside.
4) With cooking spray, coat a separate medium saucepan and add the margarine.
5) Place the pan over moderate heat till the margarine melts.
6) Add the onions and sauté for about 3 minutes, till tender.
7) Add the ham, reserved carrots, brown sugar and pepper.
8) Cover the pan and cook over moderate heat for about 5 minutes, or till the vegetables have heated thoroughly.

9) Transfer the preparation to a serving plate and serve while still hot. Makes a good main course dish. Can be served as an appetizer as well.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Side Dish
Holiday, Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 466 Calories from Fat 168

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 19 g29%

Saturated Fat 4.1 g20.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 25 mg8.3%

Sodium 1093.1 mg45.5%

Total Carbohydrates 66 g22.1%

Dietary Fiber 14.3 g57.2%

Sugars 40.5 g

Protein 12 g24.8%

Vitamin A 1538.2% Vitamin C 63.4%

Calcium 20.6% Iron 13.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Savory Carrots Recipe