Maple Orange-Glazed Carrots

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
10 min 10 min 4
Maple Orange-Glazed Carrots
Health Highlights
These tender carrots get kicked up a notch with a sweet maple-orange glaze.


12 medium Carrots (peel and slice into 1/4 inch pieces)
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 syrup, pure


  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. Serve immediately and enjoy!

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 171
Calories from fat 71
Calories from saturated fat 11.8
Total Fat 7.9 g
Saturated Fat 1.3 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.0 g
Monounsaturated Fat 5.1 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 752 mg
Potassium 557 mg
Total Carbohydrate 26.2 g
Dietary Fiber 6.3 g
Sugars 14.3 g
Protein 1.9 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Fruit 0.2
Vegetables 2.7

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