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Glazed Carrots

39 Reviews
76% would make this recipe again

Young, small carrots are best suited for this recipe.

Preparation : 5 min Cooking : 10 min
70 calories/serving
  • Can be done in advance
  • Very easy
  • Gluten Free
  • Nuts & Peanuts Free
  • Halal
  • Kosher
  • Vegetarian
  • Kid-friendly
  • Diabetes-friendly

Ingredients

6 baby carrots, whole 180 g
1 tbsp butter, unsalted 14 g
3 tbsp water, approximately 45 mL
1 tbsp lemon juice, freshly squeezed 1/2 lemon
salt [optional]
ground pepper to taste [optional]

Method

  1. Put the carrots in a pot or a pan, just large enough to keep them in a single layer (or two layers, maximum).
  2. Add the butter, lemon juice, and water to a depth of about ½ cm. Season with salt and pepper. Bring to a boil, then cover and simmer over low heat until the carrots are cooked al dente, about 10 min.
  3. Serve the carrots with the remaining cooking juices.

Nutrition Facts Table

per 1 Serving (110g)

Amount

% Daily Value

Calories

70

Fat

4 g

6 %

Saturated 2.6 g
+ Trans 0.2 g

14 %

Cholesterol

10 mg

Sodium

60 mg

2 %

Carbohydrate

8 g

3 %

Fibre

3 g

10 %

Sugars

3 g

Protein

1 g

Vitamin A

171 %

Vitamin C

12 %

Calcium

3 %

Iron

2 %

Servings of Canada's Food Guide

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to :
Vegetables and Fruits : 1 ¼ servings
Grain Products : 0 serving
Milk and Alternatives : 0 serving
Meat and Alternatives : 0 serving

Claims

This recipe is :
Low  :
Sodium
Source of  :
Fibre, Folacin, Manganese, Potassium, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Vitamin E
Good source of  :
Vitamin K
Excellent source of  :
Vitamin A
Free  :
Added Sugar

DIABETES Exchange

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to :
Food Group Exchanges
Fruits 0
Vegetables 1
Fats 1

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Members' Reviews

39 Reviews (38 with rating only ) 76% would make this recipe again
Graceeh
january 17, 2012 | I would make this recipe again

I had some larger carrots that had been in the crisper for a couple of weeks so used them in this recipe. Usually I add a bit of water and a good pinch of sugar to the water and microwave until tender. The subtle differences in making this recipe made the carrots taste like fresh out of the ground carrots. Wow! I'm making these for company tonight and can't wait for the comments on how good they are!

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This recipe is in the following categories

Vegetables | Side dishes | Vegetarian | Kosher | Halal | Diabetes-friendly | Low Sodium

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Graceeh
january 17, 2012 | I would make this recipe again

I had some larger carrots that had been in the crisper for a couple of weeks so used them in this recipe. Usually I add a bit of water and a good pinch of sugar to the water and microwave until tender. The subtle differences in making this recipe made the carrots taste like fresh out of the ground carrots. Wow! I'm making these for company tonight and can't wait for the comments on how good they are!

Useful 1