Apricot Glazed Carrots

Apricot Glazed Carrots

Eleanor 2

"Carrots are cooked tender then mixed with a tangy apricot sauce. Serve cold or slightly warm."


25 m servings 119 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 119 kcal
  • 6%
  • Fat:
  • 4.7 g
  • 7%
  • Carbs:
  • 19.9g
  • 6%
  • Protein:
  • 1.3 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 11 mg
  • 4%
  • Sodium:
  • 189 mg
  • 8%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Add carrots to a pot of lightly salted water, and bring to a low boil. Simmer until carrots are tender. Drain.
  2. Put melted butter in a bowl, and stir in apricot preserves. Stir in nutmeg, salt, orange zest, and lemon juice. Add carrots, and stir well to coat. Sprinkle with chopped parsley.
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  1. 129 Ratings


This was terrific! I actually used baby carrots and used orange preserves instead of apricot. I think the orange was perfect for this dish!

I made this tonight as a side veggie dish with the Homemade Black Bean Veggie Burgers. I tweaked it though cause didn't have apricot preserves. I used sugar free orange marmalade (that's what ...

I made these for Thanksgiving and got rave reviews, not sweet like the brown sugar glaze! The orange zest gives them just enough zing!

Excellant dish. I steamed the carrots instead of boiling.

These carrots were a nice change from the usual honey glazed. I used steam in bag baby carrots and sugar free smucker's apricot preserves. I didn't have orange zest, so I used orange juice. I...

Perfect vegetable dish for the holidays- no argument here. This one is pretty quick and and easy. Even the kids will enjoy eating carrots!

This has to be the most tasteless dish I have ever eaten. I added extra apricot preserves, still nothing. I ended up tossing it. I can't even give it one star.

OMG Delish!

I think it could have been more sweet to my taste but I like less sugar for the kids. My kids gobbled it up as is so I recommend it as a way to get kids to eat vegetables.