Citrus Spice Carrots

1 lb carrots, peeled and cut into coins
3/4 cup orange juice, divided
1-1/2 tsp cornstarch
1/8 tsp nutmeg
1 tbs snipped fresh parsley

Place carrots and 1/4 cup orange juice in a 1 quart casserole. Cover and microwave on HIGH 6-7 minutes, stirring once midway through cooking. Blend cornstarch and nutmeg into 1/2 cup orange juice. Combine spiced orange juice with carrots. Cover and microwave on HIGH 2-1/2 to 3 minutes, or until sauce is thickened. Garnish with parsley.

Makes 5-6 servings.

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Cajun Country -- New Iberia, Louisiana