Carrots and Pea Pods in Orange Sauce

Robyn Bruce


I love fresh vegetables. The orange sauce in this recipe really brings out the fresh flavors and gives it a "gourmet" touch.

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10 Min
5 Min
Stove Top


1 c
diagonally peeled and sliced fresh carrots
6 oz. package frozen pea pods
1/2 tsp
finely shredded orange peel (optional)
1/3 c
unsweetened orange juice
1 tsp
corn starch
2 tsp
soy sauce


1In a medium saucepan, cook carrots in a small amount of boiling salted water, covered, for 5 minutes.

Add pea pods. Cook for 2-4 minutes more or until vegetables are crisp-tender. Drain.
2Return to saucepan. Keep warm.
3Meanwhile, for the sauce, in a small saucepan, combine orange juice and cornstarch.

Cook and stir over medium heat until the mixture is thickened and bubbly.

Cook and stir for 2 minutes more.
4Stir in orange peel and soy sauce.

Pour sauce over vegetables.

Toss vegetables with sauce and serve.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy