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Marvelous Marinated Carrots Recipe

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This recipe for Marvelous Marinated Carrots, by , is from Eat, Drink and Be Merry: Fresh Favorites From Kel's Café, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.



1 pound carrots, peeled and sliced into 1/8-inch rounds
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup white vinegar
1/2 cup vegetable oil
1/2 can (10.75 ounces) condensed tomato soup
1 teaspoon dry mustard
Several shakes Worcestershire sauce
Sea salt, to taste
Fresh ground pepper, to taste
1/2 cup celery, diced medium
1/2 cup green pepper, diced medium
1/2 cup sweet onion, diced small

Bring a pot of water to boiling, add carrots and cook for 5 minutes. The carrots should to be tender but firm. Remove from heat, drain and rinse with cold water until the carrots have cooled.

In a medium saucepan, combine sugar, vinegar, soup, mustard and Worcestershire, and mix together until well blended. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Bring the mixture to a boil, reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes. Remove the marinade from heat and let cool for 15 minutes.

In a large bowl, mix carrots, celery, green pepper and onion. Add the marinade, stir well, cover and refrigerate overnight so that the flavors have a chance to intensify.




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