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Orange Honey Carrots Recipe

With a subtle honey flavor, these colorful carrots would pair well with any entree. Family and friends find them on many of my menus.—Judy Parker, Albuquerque, New Mexico
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:6 servings


  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 to 3 teaspoons poppy seeds, optional
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated orange peel
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 pound carrots, julienned


  • 1. In a large saucepan, combine the honey, butter, poppy seeds if desired, orange peel and salt. Bring to a boil. Stir in carrots. Cook and stir until carrots are crisp-tender, about 10 minutes. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup (calculated without poppy seeds) equals 97 calories, 4 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 10 mg cholesterol, 178 mg sodium, 16 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1/2 starch, 1/2 fat.

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