Sweet Potatoes and Carrots a l’Orange
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.
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