Maple and Orange Glazed Carrots

Maple and Orange Glazed Carrots

Serves 4 to 6
Sweet maple syrup, infused with a hint of orange zest and nutmeg, lightly coats steamed carrots for an utterly delicious side dish.
Ingredients: 
  • 12 medium to large carrots
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed orange juice
  • 1 small orange , grated zest of
  • Sea salt , to taste
  • Freshly ground black or white pepper , to taste
  • pinch of nutmeg
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Method: 
Peel carrots and then slice into 1/4-inch pieces. Place carrots in vegetable steamer, covered, over boiling water for about 10 minutes, or until tender but not mushy. Remove from heat and set aside. In a large saucepan, melt butter. Add maple syrup, orange juice, orange zest, steamed carrots, salt, pepper and nutmeg. Stir to coat carrots and cook until heated through.
Nutritional Info: 
Per Serving: Serving size: , 120 calories (45 from fat), 5g total fat, 3g saturated fat, 10mg cholesterol, 340mg sodium, 18g carbohydrates, (4 g dietary fiber, .10g sugar), 2g protein.
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