Peachy-Orange Glazed Carrots
These beautifully glazed baby carrots from Nella Parker in Hersey, Michigan are dressed up enough for any holiday feast. The family will savor their fresh peachy-orange flavor and you’ll go for the easy one-skillet preparation.
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 20 min.
- 1 pound fresh baby carrots
- 1/4 cup water
- 3 tablespoons peach jam or preserves
- 1 teaspoon grated orange zest
- 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
- 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
- In a saucepan, bring carrots and water to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 10-15 minutes or until tender. Drain. Stir in the jam, orange zest, mustard and thyme; cook and stir until glazed and heated through.
Nutrition Facts1 cup: 80 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 120mg sodium, 19g carbohydrate (14g sugars, 2g fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 vegetable, 1/2 fruit.
Originally published as Glazed Carrots in Simple & Delicious November/December 2006