California Orange Carrots Recipe

California Orange Carrots Recipe
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California Orange Carrots Recipe

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I found it very difficult to get children (and even my "big kid") to eat carrots. By adding an orange and serving carrots crisp-tender, I have found that my family is very receptive to this vegetable dish.
MAKES:
6 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:
6 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound carrots, peeled and slice 1/4 inch thick
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated orange peel
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine, softened
  • 1 orange, peeled, sectioned and cut into bite-size pieces
  • 1 tablespoon minced green onion, optional

Directions

In a saucepan, cook carrots in salted water until crisp-tender. Drain. Return carrots to pan and add orange peel, butter and orange pieces, and onion if desired. Heat through. Serve immediately. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as California Orange Carrots in Country August/September 1991, p51

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 73 calories, 4g fat (2g saturated fat), 10mg cholesterol, 262mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 2g fiber), 1g protein.

  • 1 pound carrots, peeled and slice 1/4 inch thick
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated orange peel
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine, softened
  • 1 orange, peeled, sectioned and cut into bite-size pieces
  • 1 tablespoon minced green onion, optional
  1. In a saucepan, cook carrots in salted water until crisp-tender. Drain. Return carrots to pan and add orange peel, butter and orange pieces, and onion if desired. Heat through. Serve immediately. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as California Orange Carrots in Country August/September 1991, p51

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