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Carrots in Orange-Basil Butter

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Category: Vegetables, Diabetic

 Ingredients List

  • 2 Med. Carrots *
  • 1 tb Water
  • 1 tb Butter;(NO! NO!)
  • -=OR=-
  • 1 tb Margarine; (YES! YES!)
  • 1/8 ts Finely Shredded Orange Peel
  • 1 pn Pinch Dried Basil, Crushed
  • Snipped Parsley (Opt.)


* Carrots should be cut into julienne strips.

Place carrot strips in a 1-quart casserole. Sprinkle with water.
Micro-cook, covered, on 100% power for 2 to 3 minutes or just till
carrot strips are crisp-tender. Let stand, covered, while preparing
butter mixture. For butter mixture, in a custard cup combine butter
or margarine, orange peel, and basil. Micro-cook, uncovered, on 100%
power about 30 seconds or till butter or margarine is melted. Drain
Carrots. Drizzle butter mixture over carrot strips. Garnish with
snipped parsley, if desired.
Food Exchnage per serving: 1 VEGETABLE EXCHANGE + 1 FAT EXCHANGE
(Again I would make this work for me.....Since the diabetic is in
large part is veggies! Veggies!. Just to have a varity of way fixing
veggies will help me to follow the diet.)

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