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Julienned Orange Carrots

Prep time 5 mins
Cook time 10 mins
Yield Makes 8 servings
These carrots make a sweet side to any meal. A hint of citrus brings out the best in chopped carrot side dishes.

Ingredients

  • 5 cups water
  • 2 (10-ounce) packages julienned carrots
  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine
  • 4 teaspoons fresh orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange rind
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper

How to Make It

  1. Bring 5 cups water to a boil in a 3-quart saucepan; add carrots, and return to a boil. Cook 5 minutes or until tender; drain.

  2. Melt butter in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat; add carrots, orange juice, and remaining ingredients, tossing to combine. Cook just until heated through.