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Jump Up and Kiss Me Carrots with Jalapenos And Ginger

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Category: Side Dishes

 Ingredients List

  • 3 tb Vegetable oil
  • 2 ts Yellow mustard seed
  • 2 tb Gingerroot, finely shredded
  • 4 Jalapenos, seeded and thinly
  • -sliced crosswise (about 4
  • -tablespoons)
  • 4 c Carrots, peeled, coarsely
  • -shredded sweet carrots
  • -(about 1 pound)
  • 2 tb Lime juice, freshly squeezed
  • -or apple cider vinegar
  • 1 ts Brown sugar
  • 1/2 ts Salt
  • 3 tb Shredded fresh mint or
  • -chopped fresh cilantro (2
  • -to 3 tab.)
  • 2 c Nonfat plain yogurt,
  • -(optional)


Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat until it is very hot.
Remove the pan from the heat, add the mustard, and cover to prevent the
seeds from popping out of the skillet. Shake the pan gently over the heat
until the popping subsides, about 10 seconds.

Uncover the pan and add the ginger and the chiles. Cook, stirring for about
1 minute until the chiles soften. Stir in the carrots and continue to cook,
stirring frequently, until the carrots turn bright orange and are slightly
softened. Stir in the lime juice, sugar, and salt and cook for another
minute. Stir in the mint, and remove the pan from the heat. Taste and
season as desired with more salt, lime juice, and mint. Serve cool, but not

Serves 4 to 6

As a variation, add 2 cups of nonfat yogurt before serving to make a
creamy, Indian-style dish to accompany a curry dinner.

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