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Apricot Glazed Carrots

Michelle Boulé
Make a delicious and easy side perfect for the holidays with this recipe for Apricot Glazed Carrots. It's a veg dish that you can brag about!
5 from 5 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 6
Calories 148 kcal


  • Wooden Spoon
  • Saucepan
  • Colander
  • Chef's Knife


  • 2 Pounds Carrots baby carrots, or if using large carrots sliced
  • 2 Tsp Salt
  • 3 Tbsp Butter
  • 2 Cloves Garlic Minced
  • Cup Apricot Preserves
  • ¼ Tsp Nutmeg
  • ¼ Tsp Ground Cinnamon
  • 1 Tsp Orange Rind Grated
  • 2 Tbsp Orange Juice


  • Bring a pot of water to a boil and add salt to water until it dissolves. Add carrot and cook for 15-20 minutes or until tender. Drain and set aside.
  • Melt butter in a saucepan and add garlic. Stir in apricot preserves, seasonings and orange rind and juice. Bring to a simmer, add carrot and toss to coat. Serve warm and enjoy!


Calories: 148kcalCarbohydrates: 24gProtein: 2gFat: 6gSaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 15mgSodium: 936mgPotassium: 505mgFiber: 4gSugar: 13gVitamin A: 25475IUVitamin C: 13mgCalcium: 54mgIron: 1mg
Keyword apricot glazed carrots
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