Lemon Glazed Carrots

Ingredients: 1/2 lb baby carrots ( one package)2 tablespoons butter1 pinch pepper1/4 cup light brown sugar1 teaspoon lemon zest ( yellow part of rind) Directions: Steam or boil carrots 35-45 minutes.Melt butter and mix in pepper, sugar and lemon zest.Keep warm and stir 3-5 minutes or until sugar dissolves.Pour over carrots and serve. Servings:...

Vegetable Soup for One

Ingredients: 1 small onions1 garlic cloves1 tablespoon olive oil1 1/3 cups vegetable broth1 bay leavessalt & pepper1 zucchini1 carrots1 cup mushrooms Directions: Chop onion and crush garlic. Saute in oil in saucepan for 2-3 minutes.Add the water, bay leaf and seasoning. Bring to boil, lower heat, cover pan and simmer for about 10 minutes.In...

Carrot Thyme Soup

Ingredients: 1 tablespoon butter1 tablespoon olive oil1 1/2 cups sliced yellow onions2 teaspoons minced garlic1 1/2 lbs carrots, peeled and sliced into 1/4-inch slices ( 4 cups)3 1/2 cups low sodium chicken broth1 cup champagne ( or 1 more cup stock)1 1/2 teaspoons dried thyme or 1 tablespoon fresh thyme3 sprigs parsley4 teaspoons sugar1/8...

Mustard Glazed Carrots

Ingredients: 1 lb carrots, cut into slices2 tablespoons butter2 tablespoons brown sugar2 teaspoons dry mustard1/4 teaspoon saltparsley Directions: Cut the carrots into slices. Cook in water for 6 – 8 minutes, depending on preference.Combine rest of ingredients (can be made ahead of time and set aside).Drain carrots; placing them back in pot to heat...

Grated Carrots With Cumin-Orange Dressing

Ingredients: 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin3 cups grated carrots1/4 cup golden raisins1 tablespoon fresh Italian parsley, chopped1 tablespoon fresh cilantro, chopped3 tablespoons fresh orange juice1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice2 teaspoons olive oil1/4 teaspoon salt Directions: Place cumin in a small skillet.Cook over medium heat 2 minutes or until toasted and fragrant, stirring frequently.Combine cumin and...

Honey-Cardamom Glazed Carrots

Ingredients: 2 cups carrots, sliced6 cups cold water2 tablespoons butter1 tablespoon honey3/4 teaspoon ground cardamom1/4 teaspoon salt, to taste Directions: Bring carrots in salted water to a boil and cook until just before done. Strain and place in ice water (skip the ice water if serving immediately).Before serving, melt butter in a saute pan...

Carrot Sheet Cake With Frosting

Ingredients: 4 eggs 1 cup vegetable oil 2 cups sugar 2 cups all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking soda 1/4 teaspoon baking powder 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon salt 3 cups carrots, shredded 2/3 cup walnuts, chopped 1 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, softened 1/2 cup butter or 1/2 cup margarine, softened 1 teaspoon...

Glazed Cumin Carrots

Ingredients: 2 lbs carrots2 teaspoons vegetable oil or 2 teaspoons canola oil1 garlic cloves, chopped1 tablespoon ginger, peeled and chopped1 1/2 teaspoons cumin1 tablespoon honey ( you can substitute brown sugar or maple syrup for a slightly different flavour)1 pinch salt1 -1 1/2 cup chicken broth Directions: Peel carrots and cut into 1/4 inch...

Ginger Glazed Carrots

Ingredients: 3 cups carrots, 1/4 inch slices1/2 cup water1/2 cup dry white wine or 1/2 cup apple juice2 teaspoons butter or 2 teaspoons margarine1 teaspoon ground ginger1 tablespoon lemon juice2 teaspoons brown sugar, packed Directions: Place the carrots, water, wine, butter and ground ginger in a 10-inch skillet.Bring to a boil and cook over...