Orange-Glazed Carrots

Orange-Glazed Carrots

"'I'm a 78-year-old who does my own cooking,' writes Robert Wahlfeldt. The Danville, Illinois cook shares this colorful microwave side dish ideal for casual meals. It gets its zest from a tart yet sweet citrus glaze."
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20 m servings
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  1. In a 1-1/2-qt. microwave-safe dish, combine carrots and 1/4 cup orange juice. Cover and microwave on high for 5-6 minutes or until carrots are crisp-tender.
  2. Combine the sugar, cornstarch, salt and remaining orange juice until smooth; stir into carrots. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 2-3 minutes or until sauce has come to a boil and is thickened, stirring twice. Let stand for 5 minutes before serving.

Footnotes

  • This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
  • Nutritional Analysis: One serving (3/4 cup) equals 91 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 336 mg sodium, 22 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 vegetable, 1/2 fruit.

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These carrots were really delicious. I made them on the stove-top instead of the microwave and I didn't have a solid sealing lid so I actually had to add more orange juice than called for in th...

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My family did not like these at all. Way too sweet. I will say that the recipe is very easy, and the carrots cooked well. Just a matter of preference.

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These carrots were really delicious. I made them on the stove-top instead of the microwave and I didn't have a solid sealing lid so I actually had to add more orange juice than called for in th...

Super Good carrots! I love this recipe, I actually made mine on the stovetop and they came out great! Kids loved it too! Thank you for sharing a GREAT recipe!

Just finished eating these as a side dish with dinner and I'm very impressed. So easy to make and it really does make a difference to having plain old boring carrots! The only small difference I...

I loved the flawor of these. The only thing I changed was I had a bag of baby carrots. I would add a few minutes extra microwaving time next time. These were super easy and delicious. I made t...

Wow, wow, wow! These were soooooooo good! My family just ate these up! I followed the recipe EXACTLY (except I used brown sugar instead of white sugar) and they tasted great.

Amazing!!!! Everyone in my family loved this!!!! Did exactly to recipe. I wouldn't change not one thing!!!!!! Very tastey!!!! I will definately make this again!!!! This is how I am going to make...

My family did not like these at all. Way too sweet. I will say that the recipe is very easy, and the carrots cooked well. Just a matter of preference.

These were just ok for me. I added a pinch of ginger and cinnamon. I did the whole thing stovetop. I like glazed carrots with a maple syrup better. Just the orange juice was a little too acid.

Wonderful! My husband and I don't really like cooked carrots, but I've been looking for recipes to help us expand our veggie intake. THANK YOU for this super easy, yummy recipe! The carrots c...

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