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Spiced Glazed Carrots Recipe

Spiced Glazed Carrots Recipe

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
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:4 servings

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

  • 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.

Nutritional Facts

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