Carrots with Character
Maple-glazed cooked carrots studded with plumped, dried sweet-tart cherries.
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
- Cook carrots in water in a covered saucepan 8 to 10 minutes, or until tender. Drain well.
- 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.