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Healthy Helpings

Glazed Apricot Carrots with Peppers 

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Carrots are traditionally served to symbolize wishes for a sweet, bountiful year. This recipe is sure to become a family favourite - it's quick, easy, healthy and yummy!

2 lb. carrots, peeled and sliced
1 red pepper, diced
1 onion, diced
1/4 cup apricot jam (preferably low-sugar)
2 tbsp. fresh dill, minced
Salt and pepper to taste

Slice carrots 1/2 inch thick. Cook in boiling salted water until nearly tender, about 10 to 12 minutes. Add red pepper and onion and simmer 4 or 5 minutes longer. Drain well and return to heat. Stir in jam and dill; mix well. Add salt and pepper to taste.

Makes 6 servings 

Nutritional Information
100 calories per serving, 0.4 g fat (0.1 g saturated), 0 mg cholesterol, 2 g protein, 24 g carbohydrate, 96 mg sodium, 381 mg potassium, 1 mg iron, 5 g fiber, 50 mg calcium.

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