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Glazed Carrots

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  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 25 min
  • Servings 6
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Brown sugar, butter and orange peel create a tasty glaze for cooked carrots.

Ingredients

1 1/2
lb ready-to-eat baby-cut carrots
1/3
cup packed brown sugar
2
tablespoons butter or margarine
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon grated orange peel

Directions

  • 1 In 2-quart saucepan, heat 1 inch water to boiling. Add carrots. Heat to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer uncovered 6 to 9 minutes or until crisp-tender; drain and set aside.
  • 2 In 12-inch skillet, cook remaining ingredients over medium heat, stirring constantly, until bubbly.
  • 3 Stir in carrots. Reduce heat to low. Cook about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until carrots are glazed and hot.

Expert Tips

Instead of the baby-cut carrots, you can use 1 1/2 bags (1-lb size) frozen sliced carrots, cooked as directed on the bag, or 1 1/2 pounds regular carrots, cut into julienne strips, cooked as directed in step 1.

If some of the baby-cut carrots are large, cut them in half lengthwise so all of the carrots cook in the same amount of time.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
130
Calories from Fat
35
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4g
6%
Saturated Fat
2 1/2g
12%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
10mg
3%
Sodium
310mg
13%
Total Carbohydrate
23g
8%
Dietary Fiber
3g
13%
Sugars
17g
Protein
1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
280%
280%
Vitamin C
6%
6%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 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 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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