Friday, February 27, 2009

Gingered Carrots and Dates


1 pound of carrots
1/3 cup of chopped pitted dates
2 tsp of butter
1 tbs of ginger root, minced
3 tbs of lightly packed brown sugar
Salt and pepper for taste


1. Peel and slice 1 lb.of carrots.

2. Transfer the carrots to a large saucepan and cover with water.

3. Bring to a simmer over medium heat and add salt.

4. Reduce the heat and cook uncovered, until tender - about 5 minutes.

5. Drain the water and return the carrots to the same pan.

6. Add butter, minced ginger root and brown sugar.

7. Increase the heat to medium and cook, stirring, for 2-3 minutes.

8. Add dates and cook until warmed through.

9. Season with salt and pepper.

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