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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 74.5
  • Total Fat: 3.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 7.8 mg
  • Sodium: 214.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 11.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.9 g
  • Protein: 1.1 g

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Sauteed Cumin Carrots

Submitted by: SPCOOKBOOK
Sauteed Cumin Carrots

Introduction

Even the pickiest of children usually will eat carrots, although they usually like them best when
dunked in ranch dressing. And plenty of cooked dishes accentuate carrots’ natural sweetness with
honey, brown sugar, or maple syrup, but does anyone really need more sugar? This dish, which won
over cooked-carrot haters in our taste test, uses whole and ground cumin to add a smoky, savory
element to the carrots.
You’ll get two servings of vegetables for the whole family with this recipe, which makes a great
side for chicken, pork, or beef.
Even the pickiest of children usually will eat carrots, although they usually like them best when
dunked in ranch dressing. And plenty of cooked dishes accentuate carrots’ natural sweetness with
honey, brown sugar, or maple syrup, but does anyone really need more sugar? This dish, which won
over cooked-carrot haters in our taste test, uses whole and ground cumin to add a smoky, savory
element to the carrots.
You’ll get two servings of vegetables for the whole family with this recipe, which makes a great
side for chicken, pork, or beef.

Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    1⁄4 tsp whole cumin seeds
    1 tbsp butter
    3 large carrots, peeled and sliced into
    1-inch disks (about 4 cups)
    1⁄4 cup orange juice
    1⁄4 tsp ground cumin
    1⁄4 tsp salt
    1⁄4 tsp white pepper
    1 lime, zested and juiced

Directions

1. Place the cumin seeds in a medium saucepan
with a tight-fitting lid, then warm the pan over
medium heat to toast the seeds. Once the seeds
start to pop, add the butter and melt until foamy.
2. Add the carrots, orange juice, ground cumin,
salt, white pepper, and 1⁄4 cup of water. Cover
and simmer for 10 minutes. Remove the lid, add
the lime zest, and continue to simmer the carrots
until they are just firm to the bite, about 5
minutes. Sprinkle the lime juice over the carrots
before serving.





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  • Incredible!
    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
    I was one of those "picky" kids when I was younger. Cooked carrots made me "gag". As I matured, "gag" reflex was not so strong. I could tolerate a cooked carrot but never like let alone love cooked carrots. I have no clue what possessed me to make this recipe. It is absolutely delicious. - 3/19/12

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  • Incredible!
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    i loved this recipe; incredible flavor from the cumin. i didn't have orange juice or lime, but had pineapple juice and it was wonderful! - 9/19/12

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Really enjoyed the savory flavors. You definitely don't need sweeteners to make carrots tasty. - 12/8/11

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I luv this, recipe it sounds, just perfect. - 10/2/13

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Gosh - even my HUSBAND liked this one! - 9/3/12

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  • Deliiiiiiiicious. Yum yum yum! I've been looking for ways to add oranges to dishes because I tend to only have them fresh or juiced. Thank you! - 5/18/14

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  • Delicious and elegant new way to prepare carrots! I followed the instructions to the letter; served them with grilled swordfish. Family loved this dish. I will try to upload my photo of them simmering in the pan. - 9/22/13

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  • It smelled so good while cooking too besides tasting yummy! - 8/28/13

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  • 0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Looks great, I will make it! - 8/22/13

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  • Made this for a potluck and it was easy, quick and tasty. - 7/7/13

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  • I am still a "picky kid" but I love carotts. These are especially good. - 6/16/13

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  • These were good. I would make them again. - 4/14/13

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  • 0 of 3 people found this review helpful
    This looks like a very easy recipe. I am going to try it this week. - 4/4/13

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  • 0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Tastes great BUT is it 2 or 4 servings? Please clarify! - 3/3/13

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  • Incredible!
    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Looks Good! - 2/1/13

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  • Good
    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I didn't have butter, used soybean oil, I think that's why it wasn't as expected. But, it was good overall... different... - 6/30/12

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