Glazed Carrots with Dried Plums

A delicious way to get your beta-carotene

Authored by: California Dried Plum Board

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  • Cooking Time: Under 30 minutes
  • Serves: 6
  • Suitable Diets: Low Fat, Vegetarian, Wheat Free


  • 6 medium carrots, peeled and cut into 2inch 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


In large skillet, cover carrots, with water. Bring to a boil reduce heat to medium. Cook about 10 minutes or until crisptender 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 510 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.