Maple Orange-Glazed Carrots

8 20 160
Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
10 min 10 min 4
Maple Orange-Glazed Carrots
Health Rating


12 medium Carrots
2 tbsp Extra virgin olive oil
2 tbsp Orange juice
1/2 whole orange(s) Orange peel (zest)
1 tsp Sea salt
2 tsp Nutmeg, ground
2 tbsp Apple juice
1 tbsp Maple extract


Peel the carrots and then slice into 1/4 inch pieces. Place carrots in a covered vegetable steamer over boiling water for 10 minutes or until they are tender. Remove from heat and set aside.

Heat the oil in a large saucepan. Add orange juice, orange zest, steamed carrots, salt, nutmeg and apple juice concentrate. Stir to coat and cook until heated through. Remove from heat and add maple extract, mixing well.

Serve immediately.

Note: When grating citrus fruits for zest, be sure to only use the coloured parts, avoiding the bitter white part.


Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 160
Calories from fat 69
Calories from saturated fat 11.8
Total Fat 7.7 g
Saturated Fat 1.3 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.9 g
Monounsaturated Fat 5.1 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 720 mg
Potassium 621 mg
Total Carbohydrate 20.7 g
Dietary Fiber 5.1 g
Sugars 10.4 g
Protein 1.9 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Fruit 0.2
Vegetables 2.7

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