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Sauteed Orange-Glazed Baby Carrots

Here's a wonderful accompaniment to just about any main dish, whether for a holiday or not. The carrots are sauteed in a sweet orange butter sauce with a unique blend of spices. —Angela Bartow, Cato, Wisconsin
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings


  • 1 pound fresh baby carrots
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 3 tablespoons thawed orange juice concentrate
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper


  • In a large skillet, saute carrots in butter for 8 minutes. Stir in the remaining ingredients; cook 2 minutes longer. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 8-10 minutes or until carrots are tender.
Nutrition Facts
3/4 cup: 138 calories, 9g fat (5g saturated fat), 23mg cholesterol, 223mg sodium, 15g carbohydrate (10g sugars, 2g fiber), 1g protein.

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