Orange Glazed Baby Carrots Recipe
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Orange Glazed Baby Carrots Recipe

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There's no need to eat plain old boiled carrots when this recipe is so easy to fix. The slightly sweet orange glaze makes the carrots taste much better.—Mina Dyck, Boissevain, Manitoba
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES:1 servings
Quick Diabetic Exchange Test Kitchen Approved
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES: 1 servings


  • 1 cup baby carrots
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 teaspoons orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground mustard
  • Pepper to taste

Nutritional Facts

One serving (prepared with reduced-fat margarine and artificial sweetener equivalent to 1 teaspoon sugar) equals 129 calories, 8 g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 175 mg sodium, 14 g carbohydrate, 0 fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 fat, 1 starch


  1. Place carrots in a saucepan; add 1 in. of water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat. Cover and simmer for 5 minutes or until crisp-tender.
  2. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, melt butter. Add orange juice, sugar, mustard and pepper; cook and stir until thickened. Drain carrots; drizzle with butter mixture. Yield: 1 serving.
Originally published as Glazed Baby Carrots in Taste of Home April/May 2000, p10

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Reviewed Aug. 3, 2012

"My 3-year-old loved these!"

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