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Cranberry Carrot Saute

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Easy to make carrot dish with brown sugar and dried cranberries adding a sweet and tangy flavor. It's also a perfect side dish for Thanksgiving.

Recipe Prep Time
Prep Time
15 min
Recipe Cook Time
Cook Time
20 min
Recipe Ready Time
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Recipe Servings


1 pound carrots, peeled and cut into 2 1/2 x 1/2-inch sticks

1 teaspoon salt, divided

1 tablespoon brown sugar

1 teaspoon cinnamon

3/4 teaspoon dry mustard

1/4 cup orange juice

2 tablespoons butter

1/2 cup Ocean Spray® Craisins® Original Dried Cranberries

1/3 cup pecans, coarsely chopped, garnish


Place carrots and 1/2 teaspoon salt in a large saucepan. Cover with water and bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cook 10 minutes or until carrots are fork tender. Drain.

Combine brown sugar, cinnamon, mustard and remaining salt in a small mixing bowl. Add orange juice.

Melt butter in a large skillet. Add carrots and orange juice mixture. Cook 2 to 3 minutes or until carrots are coated, stirring frequently. Add dried cranberries; cook until heated through. Garnish with pecans.


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