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Spiced Glazed Carrots

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Makes

4 servings

Packed with beta-carotene, these carrots flavored with honey, apple juice and cinnamon are hard to turn down. They boast a little kick that brings big flavor to your table! Nancy Zimmerman - Cape May Court House, New Jersey
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Ingredients

  • 1 pound fresh carrots, cut into 1/2-in. slices
  • 3/4 cup unsweetened apple juice
  • 1 cinnamon stick (3 inches)
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground coriander
  • Dash cayenne pepper
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons honey

Directions

  1. In a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray, combine the first seven ingredients. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 5-8 minutes or until carrots are crisp-tender.
  2. Discard cinnamon stick. Add lemon juice and honey to carrots. Bring to a boil; cook, uncovered, for 2 minutes or until sauce is thickened.

Nutrition Facts

2/3 cup: 83 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 81mg sodium, 20g carbohydrate (13g sugars, 3g fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 vegetable.

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