By Mayo Clinic Staff

Dietitian's tip:

One serving provides twice the daily estimated average requirement of vitamin A for an adult.

Number of servings

Serves 6
  1. Low Sodium
  2. Low Fat
  3. Healthy carb

Ingredients

  1. 6 cups water
  2. 1 pound baby carrots, rinsed (about 5 1/2 cups)
  3. 1/4 cup 100% apple juice
  4. 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  5. 1/2 tablespoon chopped fresh mint leaves
  6. 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Directions

Pour the water into a large pan. Add the carrots and boil until tender-crisp, about 10 minutes. Drain the carrots and set aside in a serving bowl.

In a small 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 mixture over the carrots. Serve immediately.

Nutritional analysis per serving

Serving size: About 3/4 cup

  • Total carbohydrate 10 g
  • Dietary fiber 2.5 g
  • Sodium 51 mg
  • Saturated fat Trace
  • Total fat Trace
  • Trans fat 0 g
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Protein 1 g
  • Monounsaturated fat Trace
  • Calories 44
  • Added sugars 0 g
  • Total sugars 5 g
June 01, 2019