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Orange-Glazed Carrots with Bacon

00:35:00 8 servings, 1/8 recipe (106 g) each
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8 servings, 1/8 recipe (106 g) each

JELL-O is the secret ingredient in the colourful sauce for the carrots. Orange juice and orange zest adds extra tang to this carrot side dish.

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  • Cut tops off carrots. Coarsely chop enough tops to measure 2 Tbsp.; reserve for later use. Peel carrots. Add to pan of boiling water; cook 5 to 10 min. or until crisp-tender.
  • Meanwhile, cook bacon in large skillet on medium heat until crisp. Remove bacon from skillet; drain on paper towels. Discard all but 2 Tbsp. drippings. Wipe skillet with paper towel.
  • Drain carrots, reserving 1/2 cup cooking water. Add reserved water to skillet. Stir in orange juice. Bring just to boil. Add dry jelly powder; stir 2 min. until completely dissolved. Add reserved bacon drippings and carrots; cook 2 to 3 min. or until carrots are glazed and tender, stirring frequently. Stir in orange zest.
  • Transfer carrots and sauce to platter. Crumble bacon over carrots; sprinkle with reserved chopped carrot tops.

Special Extra

Sprinkle with 2 Tbsp. chopped fresh chives just before serving.

How to Use Remaining JELL-O Jelly Powder

Add 1/2 cup boiling water to remaining dry jelly powder in small bowl; stir 2 min. until completely dissolved. Stir in 1/2 cup cold water. Refrigerate until firm.


  • 8 servings, 1/8 recipe (106 g) each

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 8 servings, 1/8 recipe (106 g) each
Calories 120
% Daily Value
Total fat 5g
Saturated fat 2g
Cholesterol 10mg
Sodium 200mg
Carbohydrate 17g
Dietary fibre 3g
Sugars 11g
Protein 3g
Vitamin A 190 %DV
Vitamin C 20 %DV
Calcium 4 %DV
Iron 2 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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