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Carrots Elegante

What you need: 

1 pound carrots, thinly sliced
1/4 cup golden raisins
1/4 cup vegan margarine
3 tablespoons liquid sweetener
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
1/4 cup sliced almonds

What you do: 

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Cook carrots, covered, in 1/2" boiling water for 8 minutes, drain. Put carrots into a 1-quart baking dish.
2. Stir in raisins, margarine, sweetener, lemon juice, and ginger.
3. Bake uncovered for 35 minutes. Spoon into serving dish, sprinkle with almonds.
Source of recipe: This recipe comes from My Aunt Nancy. When I moved into my first apartment, my aunt gave me a recipe book with some of her signature dishes. She said to serve this when I wanted to impress my guests!

Preparation Time: 
10 min, 35 min
Cooking Time: 
Servings: 
4

SO HOW'D IT GO?

This was a nice dish.  I needed some ideas for the gigantic bushel of carrots I have from my garden.

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This is an amazing dish!  I made it for myself and loved it so much I made it for my family Christmas day.  The carrots and raisins complement each other perfectly to create a lightly sweet, elegant side dish.  I sprinkled the almonds on before cooking so they could toast, stirred the dish after a half hour, then cooked it for an additional half hour.  DELICIOUS- thanks Dink/Aunt Nancy!

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