Sweet Carrots

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Welcome to Claire's: 35 Years of Recipes and Reflections from the Landmark Vegetarian Restaurant

By Claire Criscuolo

Published 2014

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This is a fat-free way to enjoy beta-carotene-rich carrots, and the vanilla adds just the right surprise.


  • 8 medium carrots, cut on the diagonal into ¼-inch slices
  • 3 cups organic apple juice or cider
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  1. Place the carrots in a small pot. Add the apple juice, bay leaves, brown sugar, and cinnamon. Stir to combine. Cover and bring to a boil over high heat, then lower the heat to medium and remove the cover. Cook at a low boil, uncovered, for about 4 minutes, until just fork-tender. Stir in the vanilla, and add salt and pepper to taste. Taste for seasonings.
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