Carrots, Sweet & Sour, Ma

Carrots, Sweet & Sour, Ma Recipe

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Megan Stewart


This was in Ma's recipe box we found in NC in July 2019. Her note says she got it from Mrs. Hawkins.


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How to Make Carrots, Sweet & Sour, Ma


  1. Cook sliced carrots in salted water till done. Have ready to add:
    chopped 1/2 green pepper
    1/2 med onion
  2. After water has been poured off carrots, add peppers and onion to the carrots. Don't cook onions or peppers.
  3. Make like gravy, fry 2-3 slices of chopped bacon. Remove bacon. To grease add 1/2 c vinegar
    1/4 + c sugar
    In shaker mix:
    1/2 c water
    1 T flour
    This thickening is added to bacon-vinegar mix. Cook until gravy consistency. Pour hot on carrots
  4. Double for 3 lbs carrots (so original is 1 1/2 lbs carrots).

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About Carrots, Sweet & Sour, Ma

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American

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