Apple-glazed Baby Carrots Recipe

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Apple-Glazed Baby Carrots

Vicki Butts (lazyme)

By
@lazyme5909

No need for sticky brown sugar and high-fat butter; let the natural, sweet taste of the carrots shine through.

From American Diabetes Association.


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Rating:
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Serves:
6
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

3 c
baby carrots (about 1 1/2 8-oz bags)
1 Tbsp
lemon juice
1 Tbsp
low-calorie margarine
3 Tbsp
apple juice concentrate
2/3 c
low-fat low-sodium chicken broth
1 tsp
cinnamon
2 1-liter tsp
cornstarch (or arrowroot powder)
1 Tbsp
water

Step-By-Step

1In a steamer over 2 inches of boiling water, steam the carrots, covered, for 3 minutes. Sprinkle with lemon juice.

2Melt the margarine in a medium skillet over medium heat. Add the apple juice concentrate and cook until it melts. Add the broth and cinnamon and bring to a boil.

3Mix together the cornstarch or arrowroot powder with the water. Add to the skillet, lower the heat, and cook until thickened. Add the carrots and toss well to coat.

4Serving size: 1/2 cup.

Exchanges Per Serving: 2 Vegetable.

Nutrition Facts: Calories 61; Calories from Fat 12; Total Fat 1g; Saturated Fat 0g; Cholesterol 0mg; Sodium 77mg; Carbohydrate 12g; Dietary Fiber 2g; Sugars 7g; Protein 1g.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy