Spiced OrangeĀ Carrots

February 26, 2011
Spiced Orange Carrots

Author Notes: I found this recipe in my local newspaper years ago. It was the only way I could get my kids to eat carrots. I have made this to take to friends and they always want the recipe. Super easy!gbcooks

Serves: 4-6


  • 2 cups organic baby carrots
  • 2 cups thinly sliced onions
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 2 tablespoons orange marmalade
  • 1 tablespoon orange zest
  • 2 tablespoons orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon freshly grated ginger
  • 2 dashes freshly grated nutmeg
  • freshly ground pepper
  • chopped fresh parsley
In This Recipe


  1. Cook carrots in boiling water for 6 to 8 minutes
  2. Saute onions in butter for 2 minutes (use low heat so onions do not brown)
  3. Add carrots, marmalade, zest, and orange juice to onions
  4. Lower heat and stir to combine
  5. Add ginger and nutmeg
  6. Cover to simmer for about 5 minutes
  7. Sprinkle with pepper and parsley when ready to serve

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drbabs February 26, 2011
sounds great!