Pennies From Heaven

J. White Harris


This expression means an unexpected windfall of good fortune. I can’t promise that but I can promise; These pennies from heaven will sweeten your table.


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15 Min
15 Min
Stove Top


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  • 1 lb
    carrots, peeled, sliced 1/4-inch thick
  • 1/4 tsp
    grated orange zest
  • 1/2 c
    orange juice
  • 1/4 c
    dried apricots, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp
    lemon juice
  • ·
    salt and pepper
  • 1/8 tsp
    ground cinnamon
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1 Tbsp
    unsalted butter

How to Make Pennies From Heaven


  1. Bring carrots, orange zest, orange juice, apricots, lemon juice, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1/4 teaspoon pepper, and cinnamon to a boil in a 12-inch nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer, stirring occasionally, until carrots are nearly tender, 8 to 10 minutes.
  2. Remove lid, increase heat to medium-high, and cook until liquid is reduced to 2 tablespoons, 1 to 2 minutes.
  3. Add sugar and butter and cook, stirring frequently, until carrots are tender and glaze is thick and glossy, 1 to 2 minutes. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Serve.

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About Pennies From Heaven

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Southern
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: For Kids, Healthy

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