Recipe Details

Apple-Glazed Baby Carrots

Number of Servings: 6

Serving Size: 1/2 cup

No need for sticky brown sugar and high-fat butter -- let the natural, sweet taste of the carrots shine through.

Name: Amount:
baby carrots (about 1&1/2 bags) 3 cup
lemon juice 1 Tbsp
low-calorie margarine 1 Tbsp
apple juice concentrate 3 Tbsp
low-fat, low-sodium chicken broth 0.66 cup
cinnamon 1 tsp
cornstarch or arrowroot powder 2 tsp
water 1 tsp
1:

In a steamer over 2 inches of boiling water, steam the carrots, covered, for 3 minutes.

2:

Sprinkle with lemon juice.

3:

Melt the margarine in a medium skillet over medium heat.

4:

Add the apple juice concentrate and cook until it melts.

5:

Add the broth and cinnamon and bring to a boil.

6:

Mix together the cornstarch or arrowroot powder with the water.

7:

Add to the skillet, lower the heat, and cook until thickened. Add the carrots and toss well to coat.

Nutritional Information (per serving)
Calories 61
Calories from Fat 12
Total Fat 1g
Saturated Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 77mg
Potassium n/a
Carbohydrates 12g
Dietary Fiber 2g
Sugars 7g
Protein 1g
Vitamin A n/a
Vitamin C n/a
Calcium n/a
Iron n/a
Folic Acid n/a
Dietary Exchange 2 Vegetable