Orange-Glazed Shredded Carrots

Orange-Glazed Shredded Carrots

6 Reviews
From: EatingWell Magazine, April/May 2006

An orange glaze brings out the sweetness in one of the kid-friendliest vegetables around. With convenient pre-shredded carrots, there's no chopping required.

Ingredients 4 servings

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  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1/2 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 10-ounce bags shredded or julienne-cut carrots
  • 1 teaspoon butter
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

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  1. Whisk orange juice, broth and cornstarch in a small bowl. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add carrots and cook, stirring constantly, until slightly softened, about 3 minutes. Stir the juice mixture and add to the carrots along with butter and salt. Cover and continue cooking, stirring occasionally, until the butter melts and the carrots are tender, 5 to 6 minutes.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: 1 cup
  • Per serving: 106 calories; 4 g fat(1 g sat); 4 g fiber; 18 g carbohydrates; 2 g protein; 37 mcg folate; 3 mg cholesterol; 9 g sugars; 0 g added sugars; 23772 IU vitamin A; 24 mg vitamin C; 51 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 313 mg sodium; 541 mg potassium
  • Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin A (480% daily value), Vitamin C (40% dv), Potassium (15% dv).
  • Carbohydrate Servings: 1
  • Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1/2 fruit, 1/2 fat

Reviews 6

April 14, 2010
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By: EatingWell User
I would rather use raw carrots, has anyone tried it this way??? L.K. Rhoades, Ford City, Pa.
January 05, 2010
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By: EatingWell User
Loved this recipe, however I cut down on the orange juice and chicken broth and I decided not to add the butter...no need for it. I will definitely do it again.
November 22, 2009
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By: lfrose2003
I enjoyed this dish but I think the EatingWell lemony carrots were better and they were much easier and faster to make.
September 21, 2009
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By: EatingWell User
I made this recipe to take to a friend - very easy, healthy and tasty. Thank you. Berni Foster, Rio Linda, CA
September 21, 2009
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By: EatingWell User
Fast and easy. Delicious Anonymous, Edmonton, AL
September 21, 2009
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By: EatingWell User
great for diabetics.I sent it to my sister. Anonymous, Upper Darby, Pa