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Orange Glazed Carrots

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Ingredients
  Sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cornstarch 2 Teaspoon
  Orange juice 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Carrots 3⁄4 Pound, peeled and cut into 2 1/2 inch julienne strips
Directions

In a small dish, stir together sugar, salt, cornstarch, and 1 tablespoon of the orange juice; set aside.
In a 1 1/2 quart casserole, place carrots and the remaining orange juice.
Cover with a lid or plastic wrap.
Microwave on HIGH (100%) for 6 minutes.
Stir cornstarch mixture once, then add to carrots and toss gently.
Microwave, uncovered, on HIGH (100%) for 2 to 3 minutes (stirring every minute) or until sauce thickens and carrots are fork tender.
Let stand, uncovered, for 5 minutes before serving.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Microwaving
Ingredient: 
Vegetable
Interest: 
Party

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 331 Calories from Fat 8

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 0.99 g1.5%

Saturated Fat 0.15 g0.73%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 1205.4 mg50.2%

Total Carbohydrates 80 g26.8%

Dietary Fiber 9.8 g39.1%

Sugars 53 g

Protein 4 g7.5%

Vitamin A 1139.9% Vitamin C 102.3%

Calcium 12.2% Iron 6.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Orange Glazed Carrots Recipe