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Onion Glazed Carrots

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Onion glazed carrots is a fruited and spiced carrots recipe. Prepared as a side with onion soup mix, the carrost are flavored with orange juice and peels. Spiced with a dash of cinnamon, the onion glazed carrots is sweetened with brown sugar. Cooked till the carrots are tender, it can be garnished with crunchy pecans and served.
  Carrots 1 Pound
  Onion soup mix 1 Ounce (1 Pouch Recipe)
  Butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon
  Packed brown sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Grated orange peel 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Orange juice 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Ground cinnamon 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Pecan halves 1 Tablespoon (For Garnish)

Cut carrots into 2-inch pieces, then cut each piece in half lengthwise.
Place carrots in 2-quart saucepan; add enough water to cover carrots.
Over high heat, heat to boiling.
Reduce heat to medium-low.
Cover; simmer 10 minutes or until carrots are tender.
Drain carrots in colander.
In same saucepan, combine soup mix, butter, brown sugar, orange peel, orange juice and cinnamon.
Over medium heat, heat to boiling, stirring constantly.
Return carrots to saucepan.
Cook 5 minutes more or until carrots are glazed, stirring often.
Garnish with pecan halves.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 835 Calories from Fat 315

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 36 g56.1%

Saturated Fat 16.5 g82.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 64.5 mg21.5%

Sodium 2609.7 mg108.7%

Total Carbohydrates 127 g42.4%

Dietary Fiber 16.9 g67.7%

Sugars 83.5 g

Protein 9 g17.1%

Vitamin A 1533.4% Vitamin C 101.1%

Calcium 27.6% Iron 15.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Onion Glazed Carrots Recipe