An orange glaze brings out the sweetness in one of the kid-friendliest vegetables around. With convenient pre-shredded carrots, there's no chopping required.
|Prep Time:||10 minutes|
|Ready in:||15 minutes|
|Yield:||4 servings, 1 cup each|
|Ease of Prep:||Easy|
|1/2 cup orange juice|
|1/2 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth|
|1 teaspoon cornstarch|
|2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil|
|2 10-ounce bags shredded or julienne-cut carrots|
|1 teaspoon butter|
|1/4 teaspoon salt|
- Whisk orange juice, broth and cornstarch in a small bowl. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add carrots and cook, stirring constantly, until slightly softened, about 3 minutes. Stir the juice mixture and add to the carrots along with butter and salt. Cover and continue cooking, stirring occasionally, until the butter melts and the carrots are tender, 5 to 6 minutes.
Health Advantages: low calorie, low carb, low sat fat, low cholesterol, low sodium, heart healthy, healthy weight.
|Servings Per Recipe: 4|
|Amount Per serving|
|Calories:||107 cal||Carbohydrate Servings:||1|
|Carbohydrates:||18 g||Dietary Fiber:||4 g||Cholesterol:||3 mg|
|Fat:||4 g||Sodium:||261 mg||Saturated Fat:||1 g|
|Protein:||2 g||Potassium:||516 mg||Monounsaturated Fat:||2 g|
|Nutrition Bonus:||Vitamin A (480% daily value), Vitamin C (40% dv), Potassium (15% dv).|
|Exchanges:||1 vegetable, 1/2 fruit, 1/2 fat|