Orange-Glazed Brussels Sprouts and Carrots

Prepare this colorful vegetable side dish quickly while your main course cooks in the oven.


Orange-Glazed Brussels Sprouts and Carrots

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Servings: 4
Total Time: 25 mins
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Ingredients
  • 2   cups 
    fresh Brussels sprouts or one 10-ounce package frozen Brussels sprouts
  • 3   medium 
    carrots, quartered lengthwise and cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1/3  cup 
    orange juice
  • 1   teaspoon 
    cornstarch
  • 1/2  teaspoon 
    sugar
  • 1/4  teaspoon 
    ground nutmeg (optional)
  • 1/4  teaspoon 
    salt
Directions
1.
Cut Brussels sprouts in half. In a medium saucepan combine sprouts and carrots. In covered medium saucepan cook in a small amount of boiling water for 10 to 12 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain well. Return all of the vegetables to pan.
2.
In a small bowl stir together the orange juice, cornstarch, sugar, nutmeg (if desired), and salt. Add to Brussels sprouts and carrots. Cook and stir the mixture over medium heat until thickened and bubbly. Cook and stir for 1 minute more. Serve immediately. Makes 4 side-dish servings.
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