These tender carrots get kicked up a notch with a sweet maple-orange glaze.
(peel and slice into 1/4 inch pieces)
Extra virgin olive oil
1/2 whole orange(s)
Orange peel (zest)
Maple syrup, pure
Place carrots in a covered vegetable steamer over boiling water for 10 minutes or until they are tender. Remove from heat, strain, and set aside.
Heat the oil in a large saucepan. Add orange juice, orange zest, steamed carrots, salt, nutmeg, and apple juice. Stir to coat and cook until heated through. Remove from heat and add maple syrup, mixing well.