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Sweetest guilt-free carrots

What you need: 

3 carrots carrots, sliced (I use organic)
1/2 cup orange juice, as needed
1-3 tablespoons raw sugar
1/8 cup water

What you do: 

1. Boil carrots in a covered pot for 20-25 minutes. You want them to be sort-of al dente at this point. Drain. Add drained carrots to skillet (I use cast iron) in a single layer.
2. Add orange juice just to under the top of the carrots. It will cook down and the natural sweeteners in the orange juice will soak into the carrots. Add water so the liquid goes over the carrots. Sprinkle raw sugar on top.
3. Boil 5-15 minutes, depending on the doneness you want, and how long it takes for the liquid to evaporate and soak into the carrots. Stir as often as you like. Serve hot.
Voila! This is so easy, anybody can do it! Basically, your goals are to cook the carrots to suit your taste, so they may be soft enough in 25 minutes or it could be 35 or more. Just keep a fork handy to test how soft your carrots become and you'll know when they're done. You can cook 2 carrots or 2 bags of carrots. Just follow the instructions and add 1-3 tablespoons raw sugar per every 3 carrots.
These are melt-in-your-mouth-fantastic!
Source of recipe: Made it up!

Preparation Time: 
10 minutes, Cooking time: ~40 minutes
Cooking Time: 
~40 minutes


This reminds me of an old recipe from the '50's, I think the name was Sunshine Carrots or something like that. My grandmother used to make them, so very good!

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