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Zesty Orange Carrots

Zesty Orange Carrots

13 Ratings
13 Ratings
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MyPlate Kitchen
Makes: 4 Servings
Total Cost: $$$$

Colorful and flavorful, this carrot, honey, and cinnamon side dish will make your plate pop with color.

Ingredients

  • 16 ounces carrots, peeled
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 orange
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon butter alternative spread (0 g trans fat)
  • parsley, fresh (1 Tablespoon, for appearance, optional)

Directions

  1. Bring about 2 cups of water to a gentle boil in saucepan.
  2. Add carrots and cinnamon. Cook for about 10 minutes, until just tender.
  3. While carrots are cooking, wash an orange and cut in half.
  4. Squeeze juice out of the orange (remove seeds).
  5. Use a sharp paring knife to carefully remove the orange 'zest' from the peel. Try not to get any of the white part as it will taste bitter. Cut the zest into small slices.
  6. When carrots are done, drain well.
  7. Add the honey, margarine and orange zest and toss into mix. Serve while hot.

Notes

Learn more about:
- Carrots
Oranges

Source:

ONIE Project - Oklahoma Nutrition Information and Education. Simple Healthy Recipes.

Nutrition Information

Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 91
Total Fat 3 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 95 mg
Carbohydrates 16 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Total Sugars 11 g
Added Sugars included 4 g
Protein 1 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 42 mg
Iron 0 mg
Potassium 354 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 91
Total Fat 3 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Monounsaturated Fat 1 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1 g
Linoleic Acid 1 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0.1 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 0 mg
Cholesterol 0 mg
Carbohydrates 16 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Total Sugars 11 g
Added Sugars included 4 g
Protein 1 g
Minerals
Calcium 42 mg
Potassium 354 mg
Sodium 95 mg
Copper 55 mcg
Iron 0 mg
Magnesium 14 mg
Phosphorus 38 mg
Selenium 0 mcg
Zinc 0 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 866 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0.2 mg
Vitamin B12 0 mcg
Vitamin C 15 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 1 mg
Vitamin K 16 mcg
Folate 24 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0.1 mg
Riboflavin 0.1 mg
Niacin 1 mg
Choline 11 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

Vegetables 3/4 cups

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