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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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

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a steamer over 2 inches of boiling water, steam the carrots, covered, for 3 minutes. Sprinkle with lemon juice.
2
Melt 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.
3
Mix 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.
4
Serving 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