Slow-Cooker Apricot-Glazed Carrots

Savor sweet golden carrots kissed with just the right amount of honey and apricot preserves.

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 9 hr 25 min
  • Servings 10

Ingredients

2
bags (16 oz each) ready-to-eat baby-cut carrots
1
medium onion, cut in half, sliced
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/3
cup honey
1/3
cup apricot preserves
2
tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

  • 1 In 4- to 5-quart slow cooker, place carrots and onion. Sprinkle with salt.
  • 2 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 9 to 10 hours.
  • 3 Discard liquid in cooker. In small bowl, mix honey and preserves; pour over carrots in cooker. Increase heat setting to High. Cover; cook 10 to 15 minutes or until hot. Sprinkle with parsley before serving. Carrots will hold on Low heat setting up to 2 hours; stir occasionally.

Expert Tips

Carrots that are about the same size cook more evenly, so cut larger carrots in half lengthwise.

Peach, plum, pineapple or another flavor of preserves will lend these carrots a subtly different yet equally delicious fruit flavor.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
110
(
Calories from Fat
0),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
0g
0%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
125mg
125%;
Total Carbohydrate
27g
27%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
19g
19%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
310%;
Vitamin C
6%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.