Orange Glazed Carrots

This is a very easy recipe that makes a perfect side dish for meat or chicken.  Pair it up with a salad and some fruit and you will have a wonderful vegetarian meal!

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Orange Glazed Carrots

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1 pound bag of baby carrots

1 teaspoon salt

1/3 cup orange juice

1/4 cup water

1 Tablespoon fresh lemon juice

1 Tablespoon honey

1 teaspoon cinnamon

1 teaspoon nutmeg

1 Tablespoon cornstarch mixed into 2 Tablespoons water (stir to make a paste)

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In a medium size saucepan, add the salt and baby carrots and enough water to cover the carrots.  Bring water to a boil and then reduce heat, simmering until the carrots are slightly soft but not mushy.  Drain carrots and set aside.  In a small saucepan over medium heat, add the orange juice, water, lemon juice, honey, cinnamon and nutmeg.  Bring to a slow boil, then reduce heat and cook for a few extra minutes.  Add the cornstarch paste to the sauce and cook over medium-low heat until thickened, then pour the sauce over the carrots and enjoy!

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Bone appetit!

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