Exotic Amaretto maroon carrots

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


2 cups

Serving size:
1/2 cup

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 Information:

Calories: 79 calories, Carbohydrates: 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.

This recipe was developed by Tami Ross, a Diabetes Nutrition Specialist and Certified Diabetes Educator in Lexington, Kentucky.




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