Apricot Glazed Carrots

 

 Apricot Glazed Carrots

 

SIDES

 

Total time: 25 mins

Prep time: 10 mins

Cook time: 15 mins

Dish Size: 1.5 Quart

 

 

INGREDIENTS

 

  • 1 large (32-oz.) bag baby carrots
  • 3 tbsp butter or margarine
  • 1 tbsp light brown sugar
  • ⅓ cup apricot preserves
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ⅛ tsp ground nutmeg
  • 2 tsp cornstarch

 

 

DIRECTIONS

 

  1. Place ¼ cup of water into a 1.5-quart temp-tations® baking dish.
  2. Add carrots, butter, and light brown sugar to baking dish. Stir and cover with plastic wrap.
  3. Use a fork to pierce a hole in plastic wrap before microwaving on high for 10 minutes, stirring halfway through.
  4. Carefully remove dish from microwave, discard plastic wrap, and stir in apricot preserves, salt, and nutmeg.
  5. Microwave uncovered on high for an additional 2 minutes. Stir in cornstarch until completely dissolved.
  6. Microwave for 3-4 minutes more, until carrots are tender and sauce is thickened. Use a slotted spoon to drain any excess liquid as you serve.

 

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