Naturally Sweet  Carrots are Enhanced by a Delicious Glaze!





  • 1 pound carrots, peeled and diagonally sliced
  • 1 tablespoon plus 1-1/2 teaspoons light butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoons plus 2 teaspoons sugar-free apricot preserves
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon orange zest
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lemon zest
  • chopped fresh parsley for garnish


  1. Add carrots to a pot of lightly salted water, and bring to a low boil. Simmer until carrots are tender. Drain.
  2. Put melted butter in a bowl, and stir in apricot preserves. Stir in nutmeg, salt, orange zest, and lemon juice. Add carrots, and stir well to coat. Sprinkle with chopped parsley.

Yields 4 Servings

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