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Apple-Glazed Baby Carrots Recipe - Cooking Index

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Apple-Glazed Baby Carrots

No need for sticky brown sugar and high-fat butter; let the natural, sweet taste of the carrots shine through.

Type: Vegetables
Courses: Side dish
Serves: 6 people

Recipe Ingredients

3 cups 330g / 11ozBaby carrots - (abt 1 1/2 bags)
1 tablespoon 15mlLemon juice
1 tablespoon 15mlLow-calorie margarine
3 tablespoons 45mlApple juice concentrate
2/3 cup 157mlLow-fat low-sodium chicken broth
1 teaspoon 5mlCinnamon
2 teaspoons 10mlCornstarch or arrowroot powder
1 teaspoon 5mlWater

Recipe Instructions

In a steamer over 2 inches of boiling water, steam the carrots, covered, for 3 minutes. Sprinkle with lemon juice.

Melt the margarine in a medium skillet over medium heat. Add the apple juice concentrate and cook until it melts. Add the broth and cinnamon and bring to a boil.

Mix together the cornstarch or arrowroot powder with the water. Add to the skillet, lower the heat, and cook until thickened. Add the carrots and toss well to coat.

Dietary Information:

Nutrition Facts: Calories 61; Calories from Fat 12; Total Fat 1g; Saturated Fat 0g; Cholesterol 0mg; Sodium 77mg; Carbohydrate 12g; Dietary Fiber 2g; Sugars 7g; Protein 1g.

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