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Honey-Orange Carrots

Oxmoor House
Yield 13 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup)
Brighten up any weeknight meal with this healthy side dish loaded with vitamins.

Ingredients

  • 3 pounds carrots, diagonally cut into 3-inch pieces
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons butter, cut into pieces
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated orange rind

Nutrition Information

  • calories 98
  • caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
  • fat 2 g
  • satfat 1.2 g
  • monofat 0.5 g
  • polyfat 0.2 g
  • protein 1.1 g
  • carbohydrate 20.5 g
  • fiber 2.9 g
  • cholesterol 5 mg
  • iron 0.4 mg
  • sodium 176 mg
  • calcium 36 mg

How to Make It

  1. Place carrots, 2 tablespoons water, and honey in a 4-quart electric slow cooker.

  2. Sprinkle salt over carrots. Sprinkle butter pieces over mixture. Cover and cook on LOW for 8 hours or until carrots are very tender. Transfer carrots to a bowl; stir in orange rind.

  3. Quick Tip: Use a Microplane grater to quickly grate the orange rind.

Cook's Notes

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