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This “recipe” proves that the best dishes are often the simplest. Whether you microwave, boil or steam your carrots, this “Quick Prep” is a kitchen essential! MORE + LESS -


Butter or margarine


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    Peel carrots thinly and remove ends. Leave carrots whole, shred, cut lengthwise into julienne strips or cut crosswise into 1/4-inch slices. Cook carrots as desired. Toss carrots and butter.
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    <BR><B>Carrot Cooking Guide</B>
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    <B>To Boil:</B> Heat 1 inch water(salted if desired) to boiling in saucepan. Add carrots. Heat to boiling; reduce heat to low. Boil gently--whole carrots 25 minutes, julienne strips 18 to 20 minutes, slices 12 to 15 minutes, shredded 5 minutes for 1 pound carrots--or until tender; drain. <P><B>To Microwave:</B> Place julienne strips or slices in microwavable continer with water(1/4 cup per 1 pound carrots). Cover and microwave on High 6 to 8 minutes for 1 pound or until tender.</P>
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    <B>To Steam:</B> Place steamer basket in 1/2 inch water in saucepan or skillet(water should not touch bottom of basket). Place carrots in steamer basket. Cover tightly and heat to boiling; reduce heat to low. Steam--whole carrots 12 to 15 minutes, slices 9 to 11 minutes for 1 pound carrots--or until tender.

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