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Orange Glazed Carrots

Recipe Summary

Preparation time: 4 hours

Number of servings: 6


    • 32 oz pkg (2 lbs) baby carrots
    • 1/2 cup brown sugar
    • 1/2 cup orange juice
    • 3 Tbsp butter
    • 3/4 tsp cinnamon
    • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
    • 2 Tbsp cornstarch
    • 1/4 cup water


Combine all ingredients except cornstarch and water in slow cooker. Cover and cook on LOW for 3 to 4 hours until carrots are tender.

Place carrots in serving dish. Pour reserved carrot juices into saucepan, and bring to boil. Mix cornstarch and water in small bowl, and add to saucepan. Boil until thickened, stirring constantly. Pour over carrots and serve.

Nutrition Facts
Orange Glazed Carrots 
Serving Size 1/6 of recipe
Amount Per Serving 
Calories 160 Calories from Fat 25
% Daily Value (DV)* 
Total Fat 3g 4%
Saturated Fat 2g 8%
Cholesterol 5mg 2%
Sodium 85mg 4%
Total Carbohydrates 35g 12%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 27g
Protein 1g  
Vitamin A 460%
Vitamin C 30%
Calcium 6%
Iron 10%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000-calorie diet.
Diabetic Exchange**
Carbohydrates 1
Meat 0
Fruit 0
Vegetable 2
Milk 0
Fat 0
Other 0

** Diabetic exchanges are calculated based on the American Diabetes Association Exchange System. This site rounds exchanges up or down to equal whole numbers. Therefore, partial exchanges are not included.

Reproduced from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Used with permission.
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