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Marmalade-Glazed Carrots

 Marmalade-Glazed Carrots
"This side dish is ideal when you'd like to serve your vegetables in a different way for a special dinner," says Barb Rudyk of Vermilion, Alberta. Cinnamon and nutmeg season baby carrots that are simmered with orange marmalade and brown sugar.
6 ServingsPrep: 10 min. Cook: 5-1/2 hours

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds fresh baby carrots
  • 1/2 cup orange marmalade
  • 3 tablespoons cold water,divided
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch

Directions

  • In a 3-qt. slow cooker, combine the carrots, marmalade, 1 tablespoon
  • water, brown sugar, butter and seasonings. Cover and cook on low for
  • 5-6 hours or until carrots are tender.
  • Combine cornstarch and remaining water until smooth; stir into carrot
  • mixture. Cover and cook on high for 30 minutes or until thickened.
  • Serve with a slotted spoon. Yield: 6 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 159 calories, 2 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 5 mg cholesterol, 252 mg sodium, 36 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 1 g protein.