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Orange Spice Carrots

To get my son to eat greens, I blend and suit flavors and spices. My slow cooker orange carrots with cinnamon received him over.

Orange Spice Carrots

Orange Spice Carrots

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds medium carrots or baby carrots, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 4 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup cold water

Directions

  • In a 3-qt. slow cooker, combine the first 7 ingredients. Cook, covered, on low until carrots are tender, 4-5 hours.
  • In a small bowl, mix cornstarch and water until smooth; gradually stir into carrot mixture until sauce is thickened, 1-2 minutes.

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