Sweet Potatoes and Carrots a l?Orange

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Sweet Potatoes and Carrots a l’Orange

Recipe Summary

Preparation time: 10 minutes

Number of servings: 4


    • 1 large sweet potato, thinly sliced (2 cups)
    • 1 cup sliced carrots
    • 1/2 cup orange juice
    • 1 tsp grated orange peel
    • 1 tsp lemon juice
    • 1 tsp cornstarch
    • 1 Tbsp water
    • 2 Tbsp slivered almonds


Boil or steam sweet potatoes and carrots until tender.

When they are almost done, heat orange juice to boiling in another saucepan. Add the orange peel and lemon juice. Dissolve the cornstarch in 1 Tbsp water, and add to orange mixture. Continue to heat, stirring until thickened.

Remove vegetables from pot and place in serving dish. Drizzle orange sauce over them, and sprinkle almonds on top.

Nutrition Facts
Sweet Potatoes and Carrots a l’Orange
Serving Size 1/4 of recipe
Amount Per Serving 
Calories 160 Calories from Fat 20
% Daily Value (DV)* 
Total Fat 3g 4%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 25mg 1%
Total Carbohydrates 33g 11%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Sugars 16g
Protein 3g  
Vitamin A 620%
Vitamin C 50%
Calcium 4%
Iron 4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000-calorie diet.
Diabetic Exchange**
Carbohydrates 2
Meat 0
Fruit 0
Vegetable 1
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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