apricot-glazed carrots

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Marilyn Mittelstadt
from Chino, CA

Our daughter made this for us using a mixture of carrots and parsnips. Delicious!!

★★★★★ 1 Review
serves 4-6
prep time 5 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For apricot-glazed carrots

  • 2 lb
    carrots, cut on diagonal
  • 3 Tbsp
    butter or margarine
  • 1/3 c
    apricot preserves
  • 1/4 tsp
    ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • 1/2 - 1 tsp
    freshly grated orange peel
  • 2 tsp
    fresh lemon juice
  • parsley, for garnish
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How To Make apricot-glazed carrots

  • 1
    Cook scraped and cut carrots in salted water until just tender, about 20 minutes.
  • 2
    Once carrots are tender, drain.
  • 3
    Melt butter and stir in preserves until blended. Add nutmeg, salt, orange peel, and lemon juice.
  • 4
    Toss carrots with the apricot mixture until well coated.
  • 5
    Garnish with parsley and serve at once. Note: Good with poultry or pork.
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