Sweet and Sour Carrots (Diabetic)


2 cups 1/4-inch thick carrot slices
1/2 cup 1/2-inch thick celery slices
1 can (8 ounces) pineapple tidbits, drained, juice reserved
1 tablespoon vinegar
2 teaspoons cornstarch
1 teaspoon light soy sauce
1/8 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons stick butter or margarine
1/4 cup sliced green onions
1/4 cup Equal? Spoonful*


1. Cook carrots and celery in medium saucepan in small amount of water about
8 minutes or until tender. Drain; set aside.
2. Add enough water to reserved pineapple juice to make 1/2 cup liquid. Stir
in vinegar, cornstarch, soy sauce and salt. Cook in medium saucepan until liquid
thickens, stirring frequently.
3. Add butter, drained pineapple, and onions. Continue stirring until all
ingredients are heated. Add drained carrots and celery. Cook about 2 minutes. Stir in Equal?.

Helpful Hints:

Makes 6 servings.
*May substitute 6 packets Equal sweetener
Nutrition information per serving:
calories 80 protein 1 g carbohydrate 11 g
fat 4 g cholesterol 0 mg sodium 170 mg
Food Exchanges: 2 Vegetable, 1 Fat.
A colorful combination of cooked vegetables and fruit in a tangy sweet/sour
sauce. This dish is easy to make and has about one-fourth fewer calories than a
traditional recipe.

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