Honey-orange carrots

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PREP TIME

10 min

Makes

6 to 8 servings

* PLUS Baking Time: 40 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 454-g pkgs peeled baby carrots , about 4 cups
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • orange juice , from 1 orange
  • orange zest , from 1 orange
  • lemon juice , from 1/2 lemon
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp butter , or olive oil
  • 1/2 cup coarsely chopped fresh mint , optional

Instructions

  • Place carrots in a large casserole dish. Top with raisins. Stir orange peel and juice with lemon juice, honey and salt. Pour over top of raisins. Dot with butter or drizzle with olive oil.
  • When ready to bake, lay a piece of foil loosely over top. Bake in a preheated 400F (200C) oven, stirring once or twice, until tender as you like, about 40 minutes. Sprinkle with mint before serving.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 107,
  • Protein
  • 1.6 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 23.4 g,
  • Fat
  • 1.7 g,
  • Fibre
  • 3.6 g,
  • Sodium
  • 228 mg.

These baby carrots baked in a honey-orange baste take on a seductive taste and melting texture.