Sunny Carrot Sticks Recipe

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Sunny Carrot Sticks Recipe
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Sunny Carrot Sticks Recipe

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Place 1 in. of water and carrots in a (large / small) skillet; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 15-20 minutes or until crisp-tender.—Wendy Masters, Grand Valley, Ontario
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound carrots, julienned
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons butter

Directions

Place 1 in. of water and carrots in a large saucepan; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 15-20 minutes or until tender.
Meanwhile, in another saucepan, combine brown sugar and cornstarch. Stir in orange juice until smooth. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened and bubbly. Stir in butter. Drain carrots; drizzle with orange juice mixture; toss to coat. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Sunny Carrot Sticks in Taste of Home December/January 2000, p13

Nutritional Facts

1/2 cup: 121 calories, 6g fat (4g saturated fat), 15mg cholesterol, 99mg sodium, 17g carbohydrate (12g sugars, 3g fiber), 1g protein.

  • 1 pound carrots, julienned
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  1. Place 1 in. of water and carrots in a large saucepan; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 15-20 minutes or until tender.
  2. Meanwhile, in another saucepan, combine brown sugar and cornstarch. Stir in orange juice until smooth. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened and bubbly. Stir in butter. Drain carrots; drizzle with orange juice mixture; toss to coat. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Sunny Carrot Sticks in Taste of Home December/January 2000, p13

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tater1 User ID: 161246 31035
Reviewed Jan. 25, 2010

"This is fresh new way to fix carrots. I thought they were very good and will make often."

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cwbuff User ID: 441425 22067
Reviewed Oct. 29, 2009

"My son gave this 2 thumbs up! I like it that it's quick and easy, especially since I can buy carrots already julienned in my supermarket."

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