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Orange-Ginger-Glazed Carrots

Photo: Van Chaplin; Styling: Rose Nguyen
Prep time 15 mins
Cook time 35 mins
Yield Makes 6 servings
Ground ginger is more potent than fresh, so if you opt for the substitution, 1 tsp. will be plenty.

Ingredients

  • 1 (1-lb.) package baby carrots, thoroughly washed
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange rind
  • 1/4 cup fresh orange juice
  • 2 teaspoons butter
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • 1 to 3 tsp. freshly grated ginger*
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

Nutrition Information

  • calories 50
  • caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
  • fat 1.4 g
  • satfat 0.8 g
  • monofat 0.3 g
  • polyfat 0.1 g
  • protein 0.6 g
  • carbohydrate 9.4 g
  • fiber 1.4 g
  • cholesterol 3 mg
  • iron 0.7 mg
  • sodium 167 mg
  • calcium 27 mg

How to Make It

  1. Stir together all ingredients and 1 cup water in a medium saucepan over medium heat, and bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer, stirring occasionally, 30 to 35 minutes or until liquid evaporates and carrots are glazed.

  2. *1 tsp. ground ginger may be substituted.

Cook's Notes

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