Carrots with Dried Cherries

Carrots with Dried Cherries

Samitestar 2

"Carrots glazed with honey with the tart addition of dried cherries. Dried cranberries can also be used. Even carrot haters like this."


20 m servings 142 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 142 kcal
  • 7%
  • Fat:
  • 6 g
  • 9%
  • Carbs:
  • 21.6g
  • 7%
  • Protein:
  • 1.4 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 15 mg
  • 5%
  • Sodium:
  • 105 mg
  • 4%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Bring one inch of water in a medium saucepan to a boil. Add carrots and cook until tender, about 10 minutes. Drain and set aside.
  2. In the same pan, melt the butter over medium heat. Stir in the honey until dissolved. Add the cherries and simmer over low heat for one minute. Remove from heat and stir in carrots until completely coated.
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  1. 46 Ratings


Great recipe, but decrease the butter AND use a strong-tasting honey. Got lots of positive comments and requests for the recipe. Start with: Good-tasting carrots. (usually large

I haven't been eating my veggies lately. Tried this recipe, very good. Used craisins and didn't have honey so used brown sugar. Yum. Also, I don't like cooked veggies so much so I just melte...

Normally I don't like carrots, in any form, and my husband only likes them raw. Not cooked. So we very rarely have carrots in the house, because he is the only one who eats them. That is changi...

I tried this recipe before Christmas to see if I wanted to serve it with Christmas dinner. The carrots and flavor were delicious, but the dried cherries I bought turned out to be stale with a st...

I love carrots, but I thought this would be a nice change from the ordinary. I used Craisins instead of dried cherries, but I still found this dish too sweet. I think next time I'll cut back on ...

This turned out fine, and it was certainly a breeze to make. The combination of carrots, honey and cherries was a winner. Next time I'll be adding a little more honey and coarsely chopping the...

Rave reviews when taking this to the pot luck, and it's so easy!

I'm always looking for a simple side dish that is also full flavored. This dish met all the criteria since it was both quick and tasty. I will make this over and over.

I like carrots, but this was altogether too sweet for me. Ah, well. I may try to make it again without the honey.