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Carrots with Character

Carrots with CharacterMaple-glazed cooked carrots studded with plumped, dried sweet-tart cherries.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 pound carrots, peeled and sliced
1/2 cup dried tart cherries
3 tablespoons maple syrup
2 tablespoons butter or margarine
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon ground ginger

Cooking Directions:

  1. Cook carrots in water in a covered saucepan 8 to 10 minutes, or until tender. Drain well.
  2. Add dried cherries, maple syrup, butter, nutmeg and ginger to cooked carrots in a 2-quart saucepan. Cook, stirring occasionally, over medium heat, until mixture is hot and bubbly.

Makes 6 servings.

Tip: A (16-ounce) package of whole baby carrots can be substituted for the sliced carrots.

Recipe and photograph are provided courtesy of the Cherry Marketing Institute.