Cottontail Carrots


Classifications: Vegetables

Qty Measure Ingredient


2 pounds carrots, julienned

1/4 cup apple juice

1/4 cup butter or margarine

2 tablespoons brown sugar

1 teaspoon salt, optional

Minced fresh parsley

Instructions: In a 2-qt. microwave-safe casserole, combine carrots and apple juice. cover and microwave on high for 10-12 minutes or until crisp-tender, stirring once. Add butter, brown sugar and salt if desired; toss to coat. Sprinkle with parsley.



Background: Note: DIABETIC EXCHANGES: One 1/2-cup serving (prepared with margarine and without salt) equals 1-1/2 vegetable, 1 fat; also 77 calories, 72 mg sodium, 0 cholesterol, 11 gm carbohydrate, 1 gm protein, 4 gm fat.

Serves: 12

Food Exchanges: