Sunshine Carrots Recipe

Sunshine carrots are a great side dish. Serve them for dinner as a side dish. This dish liked by kids and adults together. Carrots compliment all the meat and vegetable meals alike.
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Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time20 Min
Ready In30 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings4
VegetarianMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Carrots5 Medium
 Sugar1 Tablespoon
 Cornstarch1 Teaspoon
 Salt1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Ginger1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Orange juice1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Butter2 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 112 Calories from Fat 55

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 6 g9.7%

Saturated Fat 3.9 g19.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 16.1 mg

Sodium 174.9 mg7.3%

Total Carbohydrates 14 g4.6%

Dietary Fiber 2.2 g8.7%

Sugars 8.7 g

Protein 0.89 g1.8%

Vitamin A 259.1% Vitamin C 20.4%

Calcium 2.9% Iron 1.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1)Cut carrots in 1 inch thick slices.

2)Take a saucepan and add carrots slices, salt and enough water.
3)Cover the pan and cook for about 20 minutes or until tender. Drain.
4)In a small saucepan, mix sugar, cornstarch, salt and ginger and then add orange juice well.
5)Cook the mixture until thickened and bubbly. Continue to cook for 1 minute.
6)Add butter to the mixture and pour it hot carrots. Toss to coat evenly.

7)Serve sunshine carrots hot with meal of your choice.