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Zippy Carrots Recipe

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Submitted by cumin

Makes 2 servings



THIS RECIPE originally didn't call for green pepper, but when I was making it one time, I noticed some in the refrigerator and decided to add it. It gave a little extra zip, so I've kept it a part of the recipe. This makes ordinary carrots special and adds nice color to a meal

Recipe Ingredients for Zippy Carrots

1 tablespoon margarine
1 cups sliced fresh carrots
1 garlic clove, minced
1 tablespoon water
2 tablespoons diced green pepper
2 teaspoons ketchup
1 pinch chili powder

Recipe Directions for Zippy Carrots

  1. In a small saucepan, brown butter over medium heat. Add carrots and garlic; cook and stir for 1 minute. Add water; cover and cook for 6 minutes or until carrots are crisp-tender. Add green pepper; cook 2 minutes longer. Remove from the heat; stir in ketchup and chili powder.

  2. Yield: 2 servings. (3/4 cup each)

  3. Prep/Total Time: 20 min.

Categories

Vegetables, Side Dish, Boil

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 85.4g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
83
Calories from Fat
53
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
5.9g
9%
Saturated Fat
1.0g
5%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
162mg
7%
Potassium
223mg
6%
Total Carbohydrates
7.6g
3%
Dietary Fiber
1.8g
7%
Sugars
4.0g
Protein
0.9g
Vitamin A 191% Vitamin C 20%
Calcium 3% Iron 2%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B+
  Good points
  • No cholesterol
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in sugar
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