Family Secret Carrots

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Leslie Coleman

By
@zeeteca

This is a colorful addition to an elegant dinner party table. But you will be surprised at how quickly it will disappear. Never before published, you are guaranteed to hear these words.."I usually don't care for carrots, but these are..um...what's in these carrots?"

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
6
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
35 Min

Ingredients

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1 can(s)
chicken broth
3 c
carrots, cut diagonally
5 clove
anise or 2 tablespoons of anise seed
1 can(s)
crushed pineapple, drained
2 Tbsp
brown sugar
2 Tbsp
butter

How to Make Family Secret Carrots

Step-by-Step

  • 1Bring chicken broth and anise (whole cloves or seeds) to a boil in the bottom of a vegetable steamer pot.
  • 2Cut fresh carrots diagonally to create larger, flatter slices (for pretty presentation).
    Fill the top portion of the vegetable steamer pot with carrots. Cover, reduce heat. Do Not Overcook.
  • 3Remove top portion of vegetable steamer (with carrots still inside) and allow cold water to run throgh carrots to stop the cooking process.
  • 4Discard anise broth, rinse bottom portion of vegetable steamer and return to stove heat.
    Melt butter, crushed pineapple and brown sugar to pot and stir until heated through.
  • 5Add cooked carrots to pineapple mixture and stir very gently to coat. Allow carrots to heat through over very low heat. Remove from heat to prevent over-cooking.
  • 6Presentation: Serve carrots on a pretty plate or in a bowl. If preferred, garnish with a tiny bit of flaked coconut and sprig of parsley.

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About Family Secret Carrots

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy
Hashtags: #Carrots, #Anise




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