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Steamed Baby-Carrot Teething Snacks

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Categories: Vegetarian
Type: Main Dishes

Serve a few of these to your teething toddler to gnaw on (keep an eye on him, of course). You just might get him hooked on carrots!

Serves: Makes about 1 cup

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 pound baby carrots
  • 1 wedge lemon

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Directions:

  1. Put a steamer basket in a large saucepan with 1" water. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Reduce the heat to medium. Add the carrots, then squeeze the lemon wedge over the carrots (this will enliven their flavor). Cover and steam for 4 minutes or until the carrots are slightly tender.
  2. Rinse the carrots under running cold water until cool. Put any leftover carrots in a storage container and refrigerate for up to 4 days.

excerpted from:

Reprinted from The Baby Bistro Cookbook: Healthy, Delicious Cuisine for Babies, Toddlers, and You by Joohee Muromcew. Copyright 2003 by Joohee Muromcew. Permission granted by Rodale, Inc., Emmaus, PA 18098. Available wherever books are sold or directly from the publisher by calling (800) 848-4735 or visit their website at www.rodalestore.com.

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