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Orange-Glazed Carrots

Yield 5 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup)
"This is one of my favorite side-dish recipes because it's so easy to prepare. I include orange extract to give the carrots a hint of citrus. I tested recipes for a cookbook on entertaining, so I love to be creative in my cooking." --CL Reader

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons butter or stick margarine
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon imitation orange extract
  • Dash of dried thyme
  • 1 1/2 pounds baby carrots

Nutrition Information

  • calories 169
  • caloriesfromfat 26 %
  • fat 4.9 g
  • satfat 2.9 g
  • monofat 1.4 g
  • polyfat 0.3 g
  • protein 1.5 g
  • carbohydrate 32.6 g
  • fiber 4.4 g
  • cholesterol 12 mg
  • iron 0.9 mg
  • sodium 331 mg
  • calcium 42 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 375°.

  2. Place butter in a small microwave-safe bowl; microwave at high 20 seconds or until melted. Stir in honey and the next 5 ingredients (honey through thyme).

  3. Place carrots in a 1-quart casserole, and pour honey mixture over carrots. Cover and bake at 375° for 1 hour or until tender.