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Orange-Glazed Carrots

"I'm a 78-year-old who does my own cooking," writes Robert Wahlfeldt. The Danville, Illinois cook shares this colorful microwave side dish ideal for casual meals. It gets its zest from a tart yet sweet citrus glaze.
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 cups julienned fresh carrots
  • 1/3 cup orange juice, divided
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Directions

  • In a 1-1/2-qt. microwave-safe dish, combine carrots and 1/4 cup orange juice. Cover and microwave on high for 5-6 minutes or until carrots are crisp-tender.
  • Combine the sugar, cornstarch, salt and remaining orange juice until smooth; stir into carrots. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 2-3 minutes or until sauce has come to a boil and is thickened, stirring twice. Let stand for 5 minutes before serving.

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  • lynnepayne7
    Feb 15, 2011

    This is very good and easy! I will definitely keep this recipe on hand for when I need a quick, easy, and tasty side dish.