Orange Glazed Carrots USDA Recipe for Family Child Care

Age Group: Ages 3-5, Ages 6-18
Serving Size: 6
Orange Glazed Carrots is a great dish for when seasons change! This combination of frozen carrots, canned pineapple, dried cranberries, and warm spices will not disappoint.
CACFP Home Childcare Crediting Information
½ cup provides ½ cup vegetable (½ cup red/orange vegetable).
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Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 7 minutes
Total Time 17 minutes

Instructions
 

  • Heat margarine and sugar in a medium saucepan uncovered over medium heat. Stir until sugar dissolves.
  • Add orange juice concentrate, water (set aside 1 Tbsp in small cup for step 4), vanilla, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Simmer uncovered over medium heat for 3 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Add carrots, dried cranberries and pineapple tidbits to sauce. Bring to a boil for 5 minutes over medium high heat.
  • In a small bowl, add cornstarch to the reserved water (1 Tbsp) and stir well until dissolved.
  • Add cornstarch mixture to carrot mixture. Stir quickly. Reduce heat to low. Cook uncovered for 2 minutes.
  • Critical Control Point: Heat to 140 °F or higher for at least 15 seconds.
  • Place glazed carrots in a medium (8” x 8” x 2”) serving dish.
  • Critical Control Point: Hold at 140 °F or higher until served.
  • Serve ½ cup (portion with ½ cup measuring cup or 4 oz spoodle).

Nutrition INFORMATION

Orange Glazed Carrots USDA Recipe for Family Child Care
Amount Per Serving
 
0 ½ cup (4 oz spoodle)
Calories
157
Total Fat
 
2
g
3
%
Saturated Fat
 
0
g
0
%
Cholesterol
 
0
mg
0
%
Sodium
 
77
mg
3
%
Total Carbohydrate
 
36
g
12
%
Dietary Fiber
 
4
g
17
%
Total Sugars
 
30
g
33
%
Protein
 
1
g
2
%
Vitamin A
 
801
mcg
Vitamin C
 
20
mg
24
%
Vitamin D
 
10
IU
67
%
Calcium
 
111
mg
11
%
Iron
 
1
mg
6
%
Potassium
 
276
mg
8
%
N/A=data not available
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