Recipe: Glazed Carrots

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Recipe: Glazed Carrots

Did you know? Just one carrot can provide double the amount of vitamin A recommended, promoting eye health! These root vegetables are great raw, cooked and glazed—as in this week’s recipe!


  • 2 cups carrots, peeled and sliced
  • ½ cup orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon brown sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1 teaspoon reduced fat margarine



4 servings

Nutrient content per serving

  • Calories — 65
  • Carbs — 14g
  • Protein — 1g
  • Fat — 1g
  • Sodium — 57mg
  • Fiber — 2g


  1. Cook carrots in small amount of water on stovetop until just tender, drain.
  2. In a small saucepan, dissolve cornstarch in cold orange juice.
  3. Stir in brown sugar, cinnamon and cloves.
  4. Over medium heat, bring juice to a slow boil, stirring constantly until thickened.
  5. Add margarine and carrots. Stir to coat evenly.


Recipe compliments of West Virginia University Cooperative Extension.

Video directions

A recipe video for making Glazed Carrots.:

This material was funded by USDA's Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program - SNAP.