Orange-Glazed Carrots

"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


5 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup)

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Nutritional 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


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


Preheat oven to 375°.

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).

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