Carrots and Pea Pods in Orange Sauce

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Robyn Bruce

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@Robyn1757

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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Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
5 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 1 c
    diagonally peeled and sliced fresh carrots
  • 1
    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

How to Make Carrots and Pea Pods in Orange Sauce

Step-by-Step

  1. In 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.
  2. Return to saucepan. Keep warm.
  3. Meanwhile, 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.
  4. Stir in orange peel and soy sauce.

    Pour sauce over vegetables.

    Toss vegetables with sauce and serve.

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