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Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Easy-to-Follow Side Dish Cardamom Carrots

Easy-to-Follow Side Dish Cardamom Carrots

An easy carrot side dish bursting with sweet and savory flavors, these cardamom carrots will make any dinner a special occasion. 

Julienned carrots are tossed in a sweet butter sauce sweetened with cardamom and citrus, and served piping hot. 

The crisp carrots, sweet brown sugar, and tangy citrus make this simple carrot salad an instant classic.

Cardamom Carrots
2 lb carrots, julienned
1 tsp salt
¼ c. butter
¼ c. packed brown sugar
1 tsp ground cardamom
1 tsp grated orange peel

Place carrots and salt in a large saucepan and add enough water to just cover carrots. Bring to a boil and reduce heat. Cover, and simmer for 7-9 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain and set aside.

In large skillet melt butter. Whisk in brown sugar, cardamom, and orange peel. Cook, and stir over medium heat for 1-2 minutes or until sauce is thickened. Add carrots to skillet, toss to coat, and serve hot.

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