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Honey-Butter Peas and Carrots

This classic combination of peas and carrots is enriched with a handful of flavor enhancers. Slow cooking allows the ingredients to meld for maximum richness. —Theresa Kreyche, Tustin, California
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Cook: 5-1/4 hours
  • Makes
    12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound carrots, sliced
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon dried marjoram
  • 1/8 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1 package (16 ounces) frozen peas

Directions

  • In a 3-qt. slow cooker, combine the first 9 ingredients. Cook, covered, on low 5 hours. Stir in peas. Cook, covered, on high 15-25 minutes longer or until vegetables are tender.
Nutrition Facts
1/2 cup: 106 calories, 4g fat (2g saturated fat), 10mg cholesterol, 293mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate (10g sugars, 3g fiber), 3g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 fat.

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