Orange-Ginger-Glazed Carrots

Orange-Ginger-Glazed Carrots Recipe
Photo: Van Chaplin; Styling: Rose Nguyen
Ground ginger is more potent than fresh, so if you opt for the substitution, 1 tsp. will be plenty.


Makes 6 servings

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 15 Minutes
Cook: 35 Minutes

Nutritional 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


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


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.

*1 tsp. ground ginger may be substituted.


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Mildred Huffman, Lexington, Virginia,

Southern Living

June 2007
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