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    Carrots and Onions

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    1 hrs 5 mins

    20 mins

    45 mins

    msjill111's Note:

    My younger brother, David, attended cooking school years ago and this was one of the recipes he taught the whole family to make. He has since passed, but this recipe will live on forever. It's very sweet and even if you don't like carrots, which I don't, you will love this recipe.

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    Ingredients:

    Servings:

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    • 1 lb carrot, peeled and sliced in 1/2 inch pieces
    • 1 1/4 cups butter
    • 1 large sweet onion, sliced in about 2 1/2 inch pieces

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Place butter in medium stockpan and melt.
    2. 2
      add carrots and onions and bring to a boil reduce heat and cover and cook until carrots are tender, usually about 45 minutes.
    3. 3
      enjoy.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on April 21, 2010

      55

      First, please don't let the amount of butter scare you! You don't have to eat it all, any more than you have to drink all the water when you boil or steam vegetables. As another reviewer has pointed out, the butter is used as a medium in which to cook the veggies. You don't have to serve them with all--or any--of the butter. Use as much butter for serving as you choose. YOU control the calories here. I think this is one of the best carrot recipes I have ever tried. It really showcases the carrots' intense natural sweetness, without artificial sugary adjuncts. Thank you so much for posting. Made for Spring 2010 PAC.

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    • on January 25, 2009

      45

      These were good and easy to make. I used margarine instead of butter and only used a cup of that. I used a pound of frozen carrots. I also had precut frozen onions, so I used a cup of those. This was something different but I couldn't believe how high in calories they were. Tastey, easy side dish to make.

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    • on November 13, 2008

      55

      Very nice way to have flavorful veggies. I wasn't too happy about the calories, but oh well. I ended up cutting the recipe in half and used margarine instead of butter. I also used a regular onion and it turned out nice. Thanks for posting!

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    Nutritional Facts for Carrots and Onions

    Serving Size: 1 (148 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 571.0
     
    Calories from Fat 520
    91%
    Total Fat 57.8 g
    88%
    Saturated Fat 36.4 g
    182%
    Cholesterol 152.5 mg
    50%
    Sodium 488.2 mg
    20%
    Total Carbohydrate 14.7 g
    4%
    Dietary Fiber 3.7 g
    14%
    Sugars 6.8 g
    27%
    Protein 2.0 g
    4%

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