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Crockpot Spicy Glazed Carrots

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This delicious side dish is a perfect complement to grilled chicken or fish.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 7 hours

Total Time: 7 hours, 15 minutes

Yield: Serves 6

Ingredients:

  • 2 (16 oz.) pkgs. baby carrots
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup Dijon mustard
  • 1 Tbsp. balsamic vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp. finely chopped fresh ginger root
  • 2 Tbsp. apple juice
  • 1/8 tsp. cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 tsp. salt

Preparation:

Place carrots in 3-4 quart crock pot. In heavy saucepan, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add onions and garlic; cook and stir until crisp tender, about 4 minutes. Add to carrots in crockpot. In small bowl combine remaining ingredients and mix until blended. Pour over vegetables in crockpot. Cover and cook on LOW for 6-7 hours until carrots are tender and glazed, stirring once during cooking time.

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