Healthy Recipes
Authored By:  Catherine A. Brorby, Author of Making the Most of Your Food Allergies
The orange juice and cinnamon make these carrots so good even people who do not usually like carrots will eat them. I like to use baby carrots, but peeled, sliced regular carrots can also be used.
Diet Types: Gluten Free, Vegetarian, Wheat Free
Ingredients:
  • 1 3/4 pounds baby carrots
  • 3 teaspoons sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons butter or alternative
  • 3 tablespoons fresh orange juice
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • Serves: 6
    Cooking Time: Under 30 minutes
    Instructions:
    In a large saucepan, steam the carrots until they are just beginning to soften. Remove from heat and drain. Put in a bowl and set aside. Combine the cinnamon and sugar in a small bowl. Set aside. In the same saucepan, over medium heat, melt the butter. Then add the carrots and orange juice. Sprinkle the carrots with the sugar mixture, and stir gently. Continue to cook until the sugar dissolves and the glaze has thickend slightly. Season with salt and pepper.

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    Nutrition Facts

    Serving Size: 1
    Servings per Recipe: 6
    Amount Per Serving 
    Calories 113
    Calories from Fat 46
     % Daily Value*
    Total Fat 5g8%
      Saturated Fat 3g15%
      Mono Fat 1g 
    Cholesterol 13mg4%
    Sodium 87mg4%
    Total Carbs 17g6%
      Dietary Fiber 4g18%
    Protein 2g 
    Iron6%
    Calcium5%
    Vitamin B-615%
    Vitamin C8%
    Vitamin E3%
    Vitamin A321%
    Selenium2%
    Manganese50%
    Copper10%
    Zinc3%
    Pantothenic acid4%
    Niacin4%
    Riboflavin6%
    Thiamin7%
    Folate5%
    Potassium9%
    Phosphorus4%
    Magnesium4%
    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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