Spiced Glazed Carrots Recipe

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Spiced Glazed Carrots Recipe
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Spiced Glazed Carrots Recipe

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Packed with beta-carotene, these carrots flavored with honey, apple juice and cinnamon are hard to turn down. They boast a little kick that brings big flavor to your table! Nancy Zimmerman - Cape May Court House, New Jersey
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MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound fresh carrots, cut into 1/2-in. slices
  • 3/4 cup unsweetened apple juice
  • 1 cinnamon stick (3 inches)
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground coriander
  • Dash cayenne pepper
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons honey

Directions

In a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray, combine the first seven ingredients. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 5-8 minutes or until carrots are crisp-tender.
Discard cinnamon stick. Add lemon juice and honey to carrots. Bring to a boil; cook, uncovered, for 2 minutes or until sauce is thickened. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Spiced Glazed Carrots in Healthy Cooking February/March 2009, p51

Nutritional Facts

2/3 cup: 83 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 81mg sodium, 20g carbohydrate (13g sugars, 3g fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 vegetable.

  • 1 pound fresh carrots, cut into 1/2-in. slices
  • 3/4 cup unsweetened apple juice
  • 1 cinnamon stick (3 inches)
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground coriander
  • Dash cayenne pepper
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  1. In a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray, combine the first seven ingredients. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 5-8 minutes or until carrots are crisp-tender.
  2. Discard cinnamon stick. Add lemon juice and honey to carrots. Bring to a boil; cook, uncovered, for 2 minutes or until sauce is thickened. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Spiced Glazed Carrots in Healthy Cooking February/March 2009, p51

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iceeluver03 User ID: 1369281 176121
Reviewed Jun. 14, 2010

"I like my carrots more tender so I cooked a few extra minutes. Very nice seasoning."

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