Recipe by larkspur
"This delicious dish covers tender carrots with a delicious butter, orange, and ginger sauce."
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1 (16 ounce) package
carrots, peeled and sliced
I used Truvia instead of white sugar and Trop 50 brand orange juice. My family loved these carrots and I literally could not stop eating them. VERY tasty. NOTE: I had a serving and a half leftover this morning that I made into a Carrot-Banana Smoothie.......just as great in my smoothie, lemme tell you.
A little disappointing. I liked the little flavor I could taste, but it just didn't come across. Maybe because I used fresh squeezed oj and fresh ginger? I'll try it again with normal oj and extra, extra fresh ginger and see if that helps.
Very good side dish and quick to prepare. I used Splenda and will bump up the amount of ginger next time just because I liked that flavor in this. The OJ and the ginger work together nicely in this recipe. Thanks, larkspur, this is a keeper.
I made this tonight to go with my roast pork... and it turned out wonderful, I did change one ingredient which was instead of sugar, I put in honey. Added the ginger to taste as well ... think it ended up being about half a tsp... Wonderful recipe and it's going to be a part of turkey dinners of the future!
Made this to take to Christmas Eve dinner and even my carrot hating husband liked it.
So simple and yet so great. Sauce is thick so we just added more orange juice. Lovely taste.
This was GREAT! Easy, fast, delicious, healthful; this is a winner. I made a few minimal changes: I left out the sugar (felt like between the sweetness of the orange juice and the sweetness of the carrots, it was redundant) and didn't miss it at all. And the sauce was very thick so I added a little more juice. Otherwise, made it exactly as written. The flavor is wonderful -- lightly tart, lightly sweet, with a generous hint of ginger but the ginger is nicely balanced by the orange juice. Family loved it, I loved it ... I'll be making this again, soon and often. Thanks for posting!
This recipe deserves a lot more attention. It is super easy and tastes great! It uses simple Farmer's Market ingredients. I adapt it to my low-carb diabetic diet (using Splenda instead of sugar) & it still tastes great. I suggest using more orange juice than called for -- 1/2 cup instead of 1/4 cup. (Squeeze it fresh & add a little zest for more flavor) The ground ginger adds a nice bite. I steam rather than boil carrots. And don't skip the butter!
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Carrots a la Orange
Serving Size: 1/6 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 6
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 36
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