Cinnamon and Orange Glazed Carrots

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This was one of the few ways my mom could get my dad to eat carrots as us kids were growing up.

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Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
40 mins
Servings:
8
Yield:
8 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds carrots, peeled and sliced

  • ¼ cup butter, melted

  • ¼ cup orange juice

  • cup brown sugar

  • cup white sugar

  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  2. Place carrots into a large pot and cover with salted water; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer until slightly tender, about 5 minutes. Drain.

  3. Whisk butter, orange juice, brown sugar, white sugar, and cinnamon together in a large bowl until sugars are dissolved. Add carrots to the glaze mixture; toss to coat. Transfer carrots and glaze to a 1-quart baking dish.

  4. Bake in the preheated oven until carrots are tender, 15 to 20 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

169 Calories
6g Fat
29g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 169
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g 8%
Saturated Fat 4g 19%
Cholesterol 15mg 5%
Sodium 122mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 29g 11%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Total Sugars 23g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 11mg 53%
Calcium 51mg 4%
Iron 0mg 2%
Potassium 394mg 8%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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