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Orange Spiced Carrots Recipe

Orange Spiced Carrots Recipe

I made these carrots for some out-of-town guests, and they were still raving about them 2 years later!
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:5 servings

Ingredients

  • 2-1/2 cups sliced carrots
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • Minced fresh parsley, optional

Directions

  • 1. Place carrots in a saucepan; add 1 in. of water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer until crisp-tender, about 7-9 minutes. drain; set aside and keep warm. In the same pan, combine brown sugar, cornstarch, orange juice, ginger and nutmeg until smooth. Bring to a boil; boil and stir for 1 minute. Return carrots to the pan; cook and stir over low heat until heated through. Sprinkle with parsley if desired. Yield: 5 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1/2 cup) equals 51 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 23 mg sodium, 12 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 1 g protein.