Slow Cooker Glazed Carrots

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Recipe for Diabetic Friendly Slow Cooker Orange Glazed Carrots. Not just for the diabetic in your family but all will enjoy these sweet carrots.

Ingredients

  • 32-ounces (2 pounds) baby carrots
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • brown sugar substitute to equal 2 tablespoons
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons margarine
  • 3/4 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup water

Directions

  1. Ideal slow cooker size: 4 quarts
  2. 1. Combine all ingredients except cornstarch and water in slow cooker.
  3. 2. Cover. Cook on Low 3-4 hours until carrots are tender-crisp.
  4. 3. Put carrots in serving dish and keep warm, reserving cooking juices. Put reserved juices in small saucepan. Bring to boil.
  5. 4. Mix cornstarch and water in small bowl until blended. Add to juices. boil one minute or until thickened, stirring constantly.
  6. 5. Pour over carrots and serve.
  7. Exchange List Values: Carbohydrate 0.5, Vegetable 2.0, Fat 0.5.
  8. Basic Nutritional Values: Calories 108 (Calories from Fat 29), Total Fat 3 gm (Saturated Fat 0.6 gm, Polyunsat Fat 1.0 gm, Monounsat Fat 1.3 gm, Cholesterol 0 mg), Sodium 115 mg, Total Carbohydrate 20 gm, Dietary Fiber 4 gm, Sugars 12 gm, Protein 1 gm

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