Glazed Sprouts and Carrots
This recipe uses simple seasonings to turn this vegetable duo into a special side dish. It complements any dinner menu.—Page Alexander, Baldwin City, Kansas
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 20 min.
- 1/2 cup water
- 1 cup halved fresh Brussels sprouts
- 2 medium carrots, sliced
- 1 teaspoon cornstarch
- 1/2 teaspoon sugar
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
- 1/3 cup orange juice
- Bring water to a boil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add vegetables. Cover and simmer for 6-8 minutes or until almost tender; drain and return to pan.
- Combine the cornstarch, sugar, salt if desired, nutmeg and orange juice; stir until smooth. Pour over the vegetables. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened.
Nutrition Facts1/2 cup: 37 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 176mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 2g fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable.
Originally published as Glazed Sprouts and Carrots in Taste of Home October/November 1998
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