Orange-Glazed Carrots Recipe
- 4 cups julienned fresh carrots
- 1/3 cup orange juice, divided
- 2 tablespoons sugar
- 2 teaspoons cornstarch
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1. In a 1-1/2-qt. microwave-safe dish, combine carrots and 1/4 cup orange juice. Cover and microwave on high for 5-6 minutes or until carrots are crisp-tender.
- 2. Combine the sugar, cornstarch, salt and remaining orange juice until smooth; stir into carrots. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 2-3 minutes or until sauce has come to a boil and is thickened, stirring twice. Let stand for 5 minutes before serving. Yield: 4 servings.
One serving (3/4 cup) equals 91 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 336 mg sodium, 22 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 vegetable, 1/2 fruit.