Carrots with Orange Glaze – Diabetes Recipes

Carrots with Orange Glaze – Diabetes Recipes.

Diabetes Recipes: Carrots with Orange Glaze

 Diabetes Recipes: Carrots with Orange Glaze

Total Servings: 6 
Serving Size: 1/2 cup

You can also use this glaze for cooked beets.
Carrots :
3 cups diagonally sliced, peeled carrots
Glaze :

  • 1/3 cup fresh orange juice 
  • 1/4 cup water 
  • 1 Tbsp fresh lemon juice 
  • 1 Tbsp honey 
  • 1 tsp cinnamon 
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg 
  • 1 Tbsp cornstarch or arrowroot 
  • 2 Tbsp water 

Garnish :

Fresh mint leaves
1. Prepare the carrots by steaming them over boiling water on a steamer rack, covered, for 5 minutes. Drain and set aside.
2. In a small saucepan over medium heat, combine the orange juice, water, lemon juice, honey, and spices. Bring to a boil. Reduce the heat and cook for 3 minutes.
3. Combine the cornstarch or arrowroot with the water. Add to the orange juice mixture and cook over low heat until thickened. Pour the orange glaze over the carrots and serve. Garnish with mint leaves.

Exchanges : 2 Vegetable

  • Calories 54   
  • Calories from Fat 1 
  • Total Fat 0 g   
  • Saturated Fat 0 g 
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
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