Gingered Orange Carrots

ginger-orange-carrots2For a diabetic-friendly side dish (4 g sugars; 2 g dietary fiber), try these gingered orange carrots!

Serving size: 2 cups (4 servings)

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  • 6 medium carrots (about 3/4 pound), peeled and sliced
  • 1/2 cup homemade chicken broth, or canned reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 2 teaspoons margarine
  • 1 teaspoon grated fresh gingerroot, or 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger


  1. Combine the carrots and broth in a medium saucepan. Cover and simmer over low heat until almost tender, about 10 minutes.
  2. Add the orange juice, margarine, and ginger; simmer, uncovered, until almost all the liquid is absorbed. Serve hot.

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Nutrition information (per serving): Calories: 52; Protein: 1 g; Sodium: 72 mg; Cholesterol: 0 mg; Fat: 2 g; Carbohydrates: 8 g; Exchanges: 1 Vegetable, 1/2 Fat


Visit the Healthy Recipes For Diabetics center for more recipes. 

Source: The New Family Cookbook For People with Diabetes