Easy Orange-Glazed Carrots

Almonds add crunch and raisins add extra sweetness to colorful carrots. Have it ready in 20 minutes.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 20 min
  • Servings 6

1
bag (16 oz) baby-cut carrots
1/4
cup slivered almonds
1/3
cup orange marmalade
1/2
cup golden raisins

  • 1 In 1 1/2- to 2-quart saucepan, heat 1/2 cup water to boiling. Add carrots. Heat to boiling; reduce heat to medium. Cover and cook 10 to 12 minutes, stirring occasionally, until tender.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in 8- or 10-inch skillet, spread almonds in single layer. Cook and stir over medium-high heat 4 to 7 minutes or until lightly browned.
  • 3 Drain carrots; return to saucepan. Stir in marmalade and raisins. Cook over low heat about 1 minute, stirring constantly, until marmalade is melted. Add almonds; toss gently.

Expert Tips

You could use apricot or peach preserves instead of the marmalade.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
160
(
Calories from Fat
25),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3g
3%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
35mg
35%;
Total Carbohydrate
30g
30%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
20g
20%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
280%;
Vitamin C
8%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.