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Home Health Library Recipes Baby minted carrots

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size About 3/4 cup
Calories 44

Amount Per Serving
Monounsaturated fat Trace
Saturated fat Trace
Total fat Trace
Sodium 51 mg
Cholesterol 0 mg
Dietary fiber 2.5 g
Protein 1 g

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:

Calories: 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less than 65g 80g
Saturated Fat Less than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less than 300mg 300 mg
Sodium Less than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carbohydrate 300g 375g
Dietary Fiber 25g 30g

Calories per gram:

Fat 9 • Carbohydrate 4 • Protein 4

Carrots are a good source of vitamin A. This recipe accentuates their sweetness.


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


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.

Last Updated: June 1st, 2019