Oven Roasted Orange Glazed Carrots

Orange glazed carrots are a wonderful recipe that the whole family will enjoy. It’s fast and easy to prepare, low calorie, healthy and delicious!

Orange Glazed Carrots

Orange Glazed Carrots

Course Side Dish
Servings 4
Calories 166 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 lb carrots
  • 1 tbls olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • ¼ cup orange juice
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 1 tsp ground ginger

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 400℉.  Line a 10”x13” baking pan with parchment paper.
  • Scrub carrots and peel, if desired.  Cut into ¼“ rounds.  Lay over the top of the parchment paper, and drizzle with olive oi., Sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste.  Toss to coat and spread evenly.
  • Using a microwave-safe bowl, combine butter, orange juice, honey and ginger. Heat in the microwave until all ingredients are well combined.
  • Pour glaze mixture over carrots and cover the pan with aluminum foil.  Bake for 10 minutes.
  • Remove foil and continue to bake for 10-15 minutes or until carrots are browned and cooked to the desired softness.  Recover the pan if the carrots begin to get too brown.  
  • Hack: Store leftovers in the refrigerator for up to 5 days or freeze for up to 3 months.
  • Hack: Frozen carrots can be used in this recipe.
Keyword carrots, easy, fast and easy, healthy, low calorie, low carb, orange juice, oven roasted, quick and easy, side dish, vegetable, vegetarian

Did you know? Carrots are rich in nutrients that promote your health!

Suggestion:  Serve these with teriyaki marinated pork chops for a super fast and easy meal!

Warm Roast Vegetable Salad

Warm roast vegetable salad takes broccoli, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts and carrots tossed with lemon turmeric dressing for a unique and nutritious side dish!

Warm Roast Vegetable Salad

Warm Roast Vegetable Salad

(Courtesy: Penny Jacques)
Course Salad, Side Dish
Servings 1
Calories 285 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • ¼ cup broccoli florets, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • ¼ cup cauliflower florets, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • ¼ cup Brussels sprouts, thinly sliced (2 whole)
  • ¼ cup matchstick carrots
  • 1 shallot, thinly sliced
  • 1 tsp dried parsley
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp lemon turmeric dressing*

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 350℉.
  • Combine vegetables and parsley in a small bowl and toss with olive oil. Spread on a baking sheet in a single layer.
  • Roast for 10 to 20 minutes, or to desired tenderness. Toss with lemon turmeric dressing and serve immediately.
  • *Turmeric stains anything it touches so use caution!
  • Hack: Matchstick carrots can be found in the packaged section of the produce department. Freeze any leftover carrots for use in cooking
  • Hack: Check the produce department of your local grocery store for pre-cut broccoli and cauliflower florets to avoid having to buy an entire head. Frozen broccoli and cauliflower florets would also work in this recipe.
  • Hack: Check the produce department for loose Brussels sprouts and shallots. If you don’t see them, ask a clerk if they’re available.
  • Hack: Shop the salad bar if you just need a small amount of an item that you don’t think you’ll use again before it “goes over”.
Keyword broccoli, Brussels sprouts, carrots, cauliflower, cruciferous vegetables, healthy, keto, low calorie, low carb, salad, side dish, vegan, vegetarian, warm salad

Did you know?  Broccoli, cauliflower and Brussels Sprouts are part of the cruciferous collection of vegetables that are associated with lowering the risk of some types of cancer.

Suggestion:  If you like warm salads, try this Brussels sprouts Caesar salad!

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