Glazed Carrots


Serving Size:
1/2 cup per serving

    Diet Types:
  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Diabetes
  • Dialysis
  • Lower Protein
  • Vegetarian


  • 2 medium carrots
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 cup apple juice
  • 2 tablespoons butter


  1. Slice carrots into 1-inch thick slices. Place carrots and 1/4 cup water in a pot. Cover and cook until slightly tender.
  2. Mix together sugar, cornstarch, salt, ginger, apple juice and melted butter. Pour mixture over carrots and water.
  3. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 10 minutes or until mixture thickens. 

Helpful hints

  • Fresh carrots are best but you can substitute frozen carrots.
  • If desired, replace ginger with ground cinnamon.

Nutrients per serving

Calories 97

Protein 1 g

Carbohydrates 12 g

Fat 5 g

Cholesterol 11 mg

Sodium 150 mg

Potassium 214 mg

Phosphorus 24 mg

Calcium 23 mg

Fiber 1.8 g

Kidney and kidney diabetic food choices

  • 1 vegetable, medium potassium
  • 1 fat

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