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Glazed Orange Carrots

 Glazed Orange Carrots
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
6 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 25 min.

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

Directions

  • 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.
  • 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.
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.