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Steamed Carrots with Apricots

Steamed Carrots

Dried apricots pair up with lots of healthful steamed carrots for Steamed Carrots with Apricots. Fresh parsley or dill for garnish.


1 cup dried apricots
3 tablespoons water
Chopped fresh parsley or dill for garnish
3 cups carrots, cut into 1/2-inch rounds
1 teaspoon butter
Pinch sugar


Dried Apricots Soak apricots in hot water for 1-1/2 hours. Pat dry and cut in julienne strips.

In a skillet with a tightly fitting lid, combine scraped carrots, water, butter and sugar. Cover and cook over medium heat for 12 to 15 minutes or until carrots are fork tender. Shake occasionally to prevent sticking.

Stir in apricots and heat through. Serve garnished with parsley or dill.

Recipe makes 8 servings Steamed Carrots With Apricots.

This is an official 5 a Day recipe, and provides eight people with 1-1/4 servings of fruit/vegetables each.

Nutrition Information

Recipe makes 8 servings.
Serving size: 1 serving
Calories: 36; Total Fat: less than 1g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 30mg; Fiber: 3g

Did You Know?

Apricots are a good source of vitamins A (helps protect vision) and C. Three medium apricots contain about 50 calories.

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