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Carrot-Apple Side Dish

Whenever this dish makes an appearance at a family gathering or church potluck, folks always comment on the interesting combination of carrots and apple. Then they ask for the recipe!—Martina Knowles, Grand Forks, North Dakota
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups diced carrots (about 6 medium)
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 cup diced peeled apple
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons cold water

Directions

  • In a saucepan, cook carrots in water until crisp-tender; drain. Add butter, brown sugar, lemon juice and cinnamon; mix well. Stir in apple. Cover and simmer for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Combine cornstarch and cold water; stir into carrot mixture. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 1 minute or until thickened. Simmer, uncovered, until glazed, 2-3 minutes, stirring constantly.
Nutrition Facts
3/4 cup: 122 calories, 3g fat (2g saturated fat), 8mg cholesterol, 51mg sodium, 25g carbohydrate (20g sugars, 2g fiber), 1g protein.

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