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    Lemon Glazed Baby Carrots

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    20 mins

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    PaulaG's Note:

    Carrots can be quick and easy to prepare when you combine traditional cooking methods with the ease of the microwave. This recipe is adapted from America's Everyday Diabetes Cookbook.

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Rinse the carrots under running water and place in a 2 quart casserole, cover and microwave for 5 to 6 minutes or until crisp tender, stirring half way through.
    2. 2
      Drain off any water that accumulates during cooking and add the carrots to a medium saucepan along with the stock, butter, brown sugar, lemon juice and zest.
    3. 3
      Bring to a boil and cook, stirring often for 3 to 5 minutes or until liquid has evaporated and carrots are lightly glazed.
    4. 4
      Season with salt and pepper to taste, sprinkle with parsley or chives and serve.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on June 26, 2012

      55

      I was looking for a good and diabetic way to use baby carrots up--I started off with such noble thoughts of raw carrots, but....I found this, and fixed them with fresh orange instead of lemon juice and zest--it came out to about half an orange (with a little-about half to a full teaspoon- pulp, taken while I juiced the orange) in it. It was a really tasty way to fix cooked carrots, without all the added sugar and fat (I also used the spray butter instead of butter or margarine-twenty squirts for the whole thing.) I will be much more likely to enjoy carrots with my meal with these carrots on hand, already cooked!

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    • on January 05, 2011

      55

      Really easy to make and delicious. We gobbled it up which is always a good sign. I added a bit more lemon zest and steamed my carrots rather than microwaving them. It was an perfect side dish. Thanks so much.

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    • on July 29, 2010

      55

      I loved the microwave instructions. It cooked the carrots perfectly, with just the right amount of bite. The flavor was light but delicious. I didn't feel overwhelmed with a sugary flavor that many other glazed carrot recipes have. This is a keeper!

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    Nutritional Facts for Lemon Glazed Baby Carrots

    Serving Size: 1 (140 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 84.9
     
    Calories from Fat 28
    34%
    Total Fat 3.2 g
    4%
    Saturated Fat 1.9 g
    9%
    Cholesterol 8.0 mg
    2%
    Sodium 136.8 mg
    5%
    Total Carbohydrate 13.6 g
    4%
    Dietary Fiber 3.3 g
    13%
    Sugars 9.1 g
    36%
    Protein 1.1 g
    2%

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