Brighten up any weeknight meal with this healthy side dish loaded with vitamins.
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
How to Make It
Place carrots, 2 tablespoons water, and honey in a 4-quart electric slow cooker.
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.
Quick Tip: Use a Microplane grater to quickly grate the orange rind.
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