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Simple Maple-Glazed Carrots Recipe

Simple Maple-Glazed Carrots Recipe

Carrots are my favorite vegetable, so I'm always searching for different ways to prepare them. This festive dish is quick to make and nicely complements the turkey.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:6 servings


  • 12 medium carrots, peeled and julienned*
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 2/3 cup orange juice
  • 5 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 5 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
  • 1 tablespoon grated orange peel
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt


  • 1. Add 1 in. of water to a large saucepan; add carrot. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 3-5 minutes or until crisp-tender.
  • 2. Meanwhile, in another saucepan, combine the cornstarch and orange juice until smooth. Stir in the remaining ingredients. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened and heated through.
  • 3. Drain carrots; top with glaze and toss to coat. Yield: 6-8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 205 calories, 10g fat (6g saturated fat), 26mg cholesterol, 338mg sodium, 29g carbohydrate (21g sugars, 4g fiber), 2g protein.

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Reviewed Jan. 3, 2012

"YUM! A different way to serve carrots, also not too sweet. quick and easy too!"

Reviewed Dec. 9, 2009

"Wonderful And I do not like cooked carrots usually"

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