Healthy Recipes
Authored By:  California Dried Plum Board
A delicious way to get your beta-carotene!
Diet Types: Low Fat, Vegetarian, Wheat Free
Ingredients:
  • 6 medium carrots, peeled and cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 2 teaspoons prepared yellow mustard
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup pitted dried plums, halved
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • salt to taste
  • 2 tablespoons chopped parsley, optional
  • Serves: 6
    Cooking Time: Under 30 minutes
    Instructions:
    In large skillet, cover carrots, with water. Bring to a boil; reduce heat to medium. Cook about 10 minutes or until crisp-tender; drain and return to skillet. Meanwhile, in small bowl, whisk together orange juice, honey, mustard and pepper; set aside. Add dried plums, butter and orange juice mixture to carrots. Cover and cook over low heat 5-10 minutes or until sauce thickens slightly and is reduced by half, stirring occasionally. Season to taste with salt. Garnish with parsley, if desired. Note: You may use 1 pound of baby carrots for 6 medium sized carrots.

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