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Exotic Amaretto maroon carrots

Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 8–9 minutes

Exotic Amaretto maroon carrots

1 pound maroon carrots (plain carrots can be substituted)
2 tablespoons water
1 1/2 tablespoons reduced-calorie stick margarine, melted
1 tablespoon Amaretto

Peel carrots and slice into 1-inch pieces. Place in a microwave-safe dish, add 2 tablespoons water, and cover with lid or microwave-safe plastic wrap. Microwave on 100% for 8–9 minutes, or until tender when pierced with a fork. Drain water.

In a small bowl, stir together melted margarine and Amaretto. Drizzle evenly over carrots and toss to coat.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving:
  Calories: 79
  Carbohydrate: 12 g
  Protein: 1 g
  Fat: 3 g
  Saturated fat: 1 g
  Sodium: 50 mg
  Fiber: 4 g
Exchanges per serving: 2 vegetable, 1/2 fat
Carbohydrate choices: 1




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