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Orange Glazed Carrots

Contributed by: Phyllis Pellman Good of Fix-It and Forget-It Diabetic Cookbook

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Phyllis Pellman Good is a New York Times bestselling author whose books have sold more than 7 million copies.

Good also authored the New York Times bestselling Fix-It and Forget-It Lightly: Healthy, Low-Fat Recipes for your Slow Cooker. She co-authored the national #1 bestselling cookbook (with Dawn J. Ranck) Fix-It and Forget-It Cookbook: Feasting with your Slow Cooker, which appeared on The New York Times Best Sellers list, as well as the best seller lists of USA Today, Publishers Weekly, and Book Sense. In addition, Good authored Fix-It and Forget-It Recipes for Entertaining: Slow Cooker Favorites for All the Year Round, also in the series (with Ranck).

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Phyllis Pellman Good is Senior Editor at Good Books. She received her B.A. and M.A. in English from New York University. She and her husband, Merle, live in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. They are the parents of two young-adult daughters.

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Cyndie Marrara, Port Matilda, PA

(Ideal slow cooker size: 4-quart)

Ingredients:

  • 32-oz. (2 lbs.) pkg. baby carrots
  • 3 Tbsp. brown sugar
  • brown sugar substitute to equal 2 Tbsp.
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 2 Tbsp margarine
  • 3/4 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp. nutmeg
  • 2 Tbsp. cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup water

Directions:

Combine all ingredients except cornstarch and water in slow cooker.

Cover. Cook on Low 3-4 hours until carrots are tender-crisp.

Put carrots in serving dish and keep warm, reserving cooking juices. Put reserved juices in small saucepan. Bring to boil.

Mix cornstarch and water in small bowl until blended. Add to juices. Boil one minute or until thickened, stirring constantly.

Pour over carrots and serve.

Exchange List Values: Carbohydrate 0.5, Vegetable 2.0, Fat 0.5

Serving Size: Makes 8 Servings

Nutritional Information: Per Serving: Calories 108 (Calories from Fat 29), Total Fat 3 gm (Saturated Fat 0.6 gm, Polyunsat Fat 1.0 gm, Monounsat Fat 1.3 gm, Cholesterol 0 mg), Sodium 115 mg, Total Carbohydrate 20 gm, Dietary Fiber 4 gm, Sugars 12 gm, Protein 1 gm


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