Gingered Carrots with Dates

1 poundcarrots
1/3 cupchopped pitted dates
2 teaspoonbutter
1 tablespoonginger root, minced
3 tablespoonslightly packed brown sugar
salt and pepper for taste


Peel and slice a pound of carrots. Transfer carrots to a large saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a simmer over medium heat and add salt. Reduce the heat and cook uncovered - until tender - about 5 minutes.

Drain the water and return the carrots to the same pan. Add butter, minced ginger root and brown sugar.

Increase the heat to medium and cook stirring for 2 to 3 minutes. Add dates and cook until warmed though.

Season with salt and pepper.

Page 1