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Carrots, Sweet and Sour (D/P, KLP, TNT)
Source: Self
Serves: 4

1-1/2 to 2 lbs. carrots, cleaned and cut into 1/2" slices
1/2 cup raisins
Water to cover
1 cup lemon juice
3/4 cup honey
1 tablespoon butter or margarine
salt and pepper to taste

Put carrots into a pot with water to cover. Bring to a boil, and simmer about five minutes, or until just tender.

Remove from heat, add raisins, and allow them to plump in the cooking water about five minutes more. Drain, leaving about a tablespoon of water in the bottom of the pot, and return carrots and raisins to pot.

Add lemon juice and honey, stir well, and bring to a low simmer. Allow to simmer five to ten minutes, then remove from heat and add butter or margarine and mix in.

Season with salt and pepper to taste and serve hot.

Poster's Notes:
My husband sometimes adds a little soy sauce and honey instead of salt, and adds artificial sweetener to taste to accommodate my father's diabetes) but I find that kind of unpleasant. (Mixing soy sauce and honey takes a delicate touch that I don't have...). My mother sometimes decorates this with some chopped mint. (She also, btw, leaves out the honey. My sister throws in a splash of port or narsala wine. My nephew adds cinnamon and other sweet spices to this for his 7-year-old to enjoy. This is decidedly a family favorite.

Posted by Gypsy/Phyllis Wilson

Nutritional Info Per Serving: N/A