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Citrus Carrot Sticks Recipe

Citrus Carrot Sticks Recipe

In Geneva, Illinois, Amy Volk serves these julienned carrots that pick up a pleasant tang from orange juice and cumin. "This tasty treatment for carrots is kid-tested and approved," she says.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon butter, melted
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 pound carrots
  • 6 cups water

Directions

  • 1. Combine orange juice, butter and cumin; set aside. Cut carrots into 3-in. chunks, then into matchstick strips.
  • 2. In a large saucepan, bring water to a boil. Add carrots; cook for 2 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain; place in a serving bowl. Drizzle with orange juice mixture. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

One serving (prepared with margarine) equals 44 calories, 1 g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 35 mg sodium, 9 g carbohydrate, 0 fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 vegetable.