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Apricot Carrots Recipe

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Apricot Carrots Recipe

© 2012 Peggy Trowbridge Filippone, licensed to About.com, Inc.
Simple carrots are elevated by the addition of apricots, balsamic vinegar, and green onions. This easy side dish goes together fast and may be multiplied for larger crowds.

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 20 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

Ingredients:

  • 2 Tablespoons butter
  • 6 medium carrots (about 1/2 pound), peeled and sliced into thin rounds
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth or water
  • 1/2 cup (12 to 14) dried apricots, coarsely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon white balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 green onions (scallions), sliced very thin, green parts included
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Preparation:

In a medium saucepan, saute the carrots in the butter over medium heat for 3 minutes.

Add chicken broth or water, apricots, honey, white balsamic vinegar, and cinnamon to the carrots. Cover and simmer 4 minutes. Add green onions, cover again, and simmer an additional 1 to 2 minutes until carrots are al dente. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

This apricot carrots recipe is easily multiplied.

Yield: about 4 servings
Apricot Carrots Recipe Photo © 2013 Peggy Trowbridge Filippone, licensed to About.com, Inc.
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