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Quick Creamed Carrots

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 25 min.

Makes

4 servings

This side dish are always popular at my table. The rich sauce coats the carrots nicely and really perks up their flavor.—Eva Bailey, Olive Hill, Kentucky

Ingredients

  • 1 pound carrots, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped onion
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh basil or 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon seasoned salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup evaporated milk

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan, bring 1 in. of water and carrots to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 7-9 minutes or until crisp-tender.
  2. Meanwhile, in another saucepan, melt butter. Stir in the flour, onion, basil, seasoned salt and pepper until blended; gradually stir in milk. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Drain carrots and transfer to a serving bowl. Add sauce and stir to coat.

Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup: 163 calories, 7g fat (5g saturated fat), 28mg cholesterol, 319mg sodium, 19g carbohydrate (14g sugars, 4g fiber), 5g protein.

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