Orange & Ginger Carrots

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Orange & Ginger Carrots

Flavorful cooked carrot recipe braised w/ ginger and orange juice and topped with fresh orange zest.  This could be served alongside Pistachio & Parsley Stuffed Chicken.  This recipe is versatile – want it sweeter?  Add a little agave or brown sugar.

  • Author: beckie
  • Prep Time: 20 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 Minutes
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 5
  • Category: Side Dish
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: International

Ingredients

  • 2 lb carrots, trimmed & peeled
  • water
  • 1 orange, zested & juiced
  • 2 tsp ginger, minced
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp salt, divided

Instructions

  • Zest the orange first and then juice.  You will not need all the zest but you can freeze what you don’t need and use it later.
  • Cut peeled carrots into 3/4″ chunks and place in a large pot.  Add enough water to cover by 1/2″, add 1/2 tsp salt, and bring to a boil.  Cook covered ~ 12-15 minutes or until nearly tender.  Drain excess water, reduce heat, and put carrots back on heat.
  • Add orange juice, ginger, olive oil, and 1/2 tsp salt.  Cook until orange juice reduces (~ 3 minutes).
  • Garnish with as much orange zest as desired and add salt to taste.  Happy Eating!  Beckie

Things In My Kitchen:

Zester for grating the ginger and zesting the orange.

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Keywords: Carrots, Vegan, Vegetarian, Gluten Free, Low Carb, Dairy Free, Easter, Thanksgiving, Holidays, Paleo, Whole 30

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Orange & Ginger Carrots

2 Replies

Diana Gervits

the title says orange and ginger carrots, but there is no ginger anywhere in the recipe

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