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Pennies from heaven

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Serves 6

Carrots with apricots and almonds in an orange and cinnamon coating

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  • Ingredients :
  • 5 carrots, peeled and sliced
  • 2 tsp. sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 4 tbsp. unsalted butter
  • 2 tbsp. fresh orange juice
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 6 dried pitted apricots, sliced
  • 1/3 c. sliced almonds, toasted


    1. Steam carrots 8 minutes or until tender. Rise until cold water and drain.
    2. Stir cinnamon and sugar together; set aside.
    3. Melt butter in skillet. Stir in cooked carrots and orange juice.
    4. Sprinkle with sugar-cinnamon mixture and cook over medium heat until carrots are glazed and sauce is slightly thickened, 5 minutes.
    5. Season with pinch of each salt and pepper. Stir in apricots and almonds. Cook just until heated through, 3 minutes.

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