Maple-Orange Glazed Vegetables

This easy glaze can be added to a variety of vegetables and is particularly good with baked squash—just brush it on during the last few minutes of cooking.

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photo: Joshua Resnick/Shutterstock


4 to 6 large carrots or parsnips, or a combination of both, peeled and cut into thick slices
1 tablespoon butter
1/4 cup maple syrup
2 tablespoons frozen orange juice concentrate
pinch of salt
pinch of nutmeg


1. In a pot of salted, boiling water, cook carrots until tender but still firm. Drain and set aside.
2. In a skillet, melt butter. Add maple syrup, orange juice, salt, and nutmeg. Add carrots and stir until glazed, about 2 minutes.


Makes 4 to 6 servings

Preparation Time: 

5 minutes

Preparation Method

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Thank you for sharing the glazed carrots recipe.