Carrots and Rice

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Creamy rice and sweet, buttery carrots go with just about any meal. This recipe was a specialty of my mother's. It has been served in our family for Thanksgiving and Christmas for over 25 years, but it can be served anytime. It is very rich and quite delish.

1
Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
40 mins
Total Time:
55 mins
Servings:
12
Yield:
12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup sliced carrots

  • 3 tablespoons minced onion

  • 4 ½ cups water

  • 2 teaspoons salt

  • 2 cups uncooked long grain white rice

  • ½ cup white sugar

  • 1 cup half-and-half cream

  • ¾ cup butter

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan, combine carrots, onion, water, and salt. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to medium, and simmer for 10 minutes. Stir in rice. Reduce heat to low, and cover pan. Allow to steam for 20 minutes.

  2. Stir sugar, half-and-half, and butter into rice mixture. Consistency should be creamy, not dry. Stir in some milk if necessary. Remove from heat, and serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

285 Calories
14g Fat
36g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 285
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 14g 18%
Saturated Fat 9g 44%
Cholesterol 38mg 13%
Sodium 514mg 22%
Total Carbohydrate 36g 13%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 9g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 1mg 4%
Calcium 38mg 3%
Iron 1mg 7%
Potassium 89mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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