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Old 11-02-2004, 01:19 PM   #1
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Carrot Casserole

We call these 'Ethlynn's Carrots' because my great aunt used to always be in charge of bringing them to family functions. They sound a bit unconventional, but are tremendously good.

Carrot Casserole
2 lb Carrots, sliced
1/4 c Brown sugar
1/4 lb Velveeta cheese
1/2 c Butter
1 c crushed cornflakes or frosted flakes
2 tb Butter, melted

1.Cook carrots until just tender. Place in a 13x9 inch baking dish.
2.Melt the butter, Velveeta cheese and brown sugar in a saucepan. Pour over the carrots.
3.Mix 2 tb butter with the crushed cornflakes/frosted flakes. Sprinkle the cornflakes over the top of the carrots and sauce. Bake at 350F until bubbly. Let stand before serving.


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Old 11-04-2004, 06:05 AM   #2
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this really sounds delicious. I think I will try it.

I too have an unconventional recipe for carrots...... cooked in microwave. It goes well anytime as a side dish or a snack

1 lb carrots (grated)

1 cup boiled green peas

1 onion chopped fine

1/4 tea sp. mustard seeds

Salt and pepper to taste.

butter 1 tb sp.

In a microwave safe bowl melt the butter on HI 30 sec to 1 min add mustard seeds and micro HI 30 sec
Add the chopped onions. Micro HI for 2 min. Stir in between. They should be light brown.

Add the grated carrots, salt and pepper. Micro HI for 3-4 min.

Next add the green peas. Mix well and Micro HI for another 2 min.

The final dish should be such that the carrots are firm but cooked.

Sprinkle dried oregano.

The timing may need adjustments for different types of microwaves.

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