Glazed Orange Carrots Recipe
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Glazed Orange Carrots Recipe

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Want your kids to eat more carrots? This tender side dish has a pleasant citrus flavor and a pretty orange glaze. It's a "must" at our family gatherings. —Marilyn Hash, Enumclaw, Washington
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds fresh carrots, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 cup thawed orange juice concentrate
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley

Nutritional Facts

2/3 cup equals 132 calories, 4 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 10 mg cholesterol, 134 mg sodium, 24 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1 fat, 1/2 starch.

Directions

  1. Place 1 in. of water in a saucepan; add carrots. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 7-9 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain.
  2. Melt butter in a large skillet; stir in orange juice concentrate and brown sugar. Add carrots and parsley; stir to coat. Cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until glaze is thickened. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Glazed Orange Carrots in Country August/September 2008, p49

Nutritional Facts

2/3 cup equals 132 calories, 4 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 10 mg cholesterol, 134 mg sodium, 24 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1 fat, 1/2 starch.

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Reviewed Apr. 30, 2014

"Made this recipe as part of our Easter dinner. Looked so pretty! Would cut the amount of orange juice a bit next time."

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Reviewed Apr. 21, 2014

"My husband loved it! We had it for Easter Dinner, with pork, broccoli & rice pilaf!"

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Reviewed Apr. 21, 2014

"It was good recipe, I love cooked carrots but I've had way better."

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Reviewed Apr. 8, 2014

"These are very tasty and good for you too!!!!"

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Reviewed Apr. 6, 2014

"It seems there are so many versions of this carrot dish out there. If you want to add an extra bit of sweetness, I think a really good maple syrup drizzled over the tops of the cooked carrots would really coax out even more of the sweet flavor of the carrots."

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