Orange Glazed Baby Carrots
There's no need to eat plain old boiled carrots when this recipe is so easy to fix. The slightly sweet orange glaze makes the carrots taste much better.—Mina Dyck, Boissevain, Manitoba
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 10 min.
- 1 cup baby carrots
- 1 tablespoon butter
- 2 teaspoons orange juice
- 1 teaspoon sugar
- 1/4 teaspoon ground mustard
- Pepper to taste
- Place carrots in a saucepan; add 1 in. of water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat. Cover and simmer for 5 minutes or until crisp-tender.
- Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, melt butter. Add orange juice, sugar, mustard and pepper; cook and stir until thickened. Drain carrots; drizzle with butter mixture.
Nutrition Facts1 cup: 129 calories, 8g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 175mg sodium, 14g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 3g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 fat, 1 starch.
Originally published as Glazed Baby Carrots in Taste of Home April/May 2000