One serving of this recipe provides twice the estimated daily requirement for vitamin A.

Serves 6

Ingredients:

6 cups water
1 pound baby carrots, rinsed
1/4 cup apple juice
1 tablespoon cornstarch
1/2 tablespoon chopped fresh mint leaves
1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Directions:

Put 6 cups of water into a large saucepan. Add the carrots and boil until tender-crisp, about 10 minutes. Drain the carrots and set aside in a serving bowl.

In a separate saucepan over moderate heat, combine the apple juice and cornstarch. Stir until the mixture thickens, about 5 minutes. Stir in the mint and cinnamon.

Pour the apple juice mixture over the carrots. Serve immediately.

Nutritional Analysis (per serving)

Serving size:
  • Total carbohydrate: 9 g
  • Dietary fiber: 2 g
  • Sodium: 45 mg
  • Saturated fat: trace
  • Monounsaturated fat: trace
  • Total fat: trace
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg
  • Protein: 1 g
  • Calories: 40
Last Updated: 2013-06-01
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