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Slow Cooker Orange Ginger Glazed Carrots plus 2 other holiday side dishes to help free up your oven. Recipes include Balsamic Brussels Sprouts and Parmesan Sage Mashed Sweet Potatoes - easy dump and go recipes perfect for the holidays! Best of all, they're made entirely in your crock-pot with no oven or stove time!

Slow Cooker Orange Glazed Carrots

Slow Cooker Orange Glazed Carrots make the perfect easy side. Best of all it frees up your oven and an easy set and forget recipe!

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword easy vegetable side dish, side dish for Thanksgiving, slow cooker thanksgiving side dish
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 6 hours
Total Time 6 hours 10 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 215 kcal
Author Kelly

Ingredients

  • 3 Tablespoons coconut oil melted (or butter)
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 1 Tablespoon fresh orange juice
  • 1 Tablespoon orange zest
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger or 2 teaspoons ginger; freshly grated
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 3 pounds carrots peeled and sliced into 1/4 inch thick rounds
  • chopped fresh parsley for garnish

Optional cornstarch slurry to thicken up glaze:

  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch or arrowstarch + 2 teaspoons water

Instructions

  1. Add the melted coconut oil, honey, orange juice, orange zest, ginger, and salt to your slow cooker and whisk to combine. Stir in the carrots and toss to coat well.
  2. Cover and cook on low for 4-6 hours OR high for 2-3 hours, or until carrots are tender, stirring once halfway through.
  3. OPTIONALTo thicken up glaze, stir in the cornstarch slurry about 20-30 minutes before serving. Cook on HIGH for 20-30 minutes, or until thickened.
  4. Remove the carrots, using a slotted spoon, and place in a serving bowl. Garnish with fresh parsley and serve warm.
Nutrition Facts
Slow Cooker Orange Glazed Carrots
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 215 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Fat 7g11%
Saturated Fat 6g30%
Sodium 254mg11%
Potassium 735mg21%
Carbohydrates 38g13%
Fiber 6g24%
Sugar 26g29%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 37890IU758%
Vitamin C 16.2mg20%
Calcium 75mg8%
Iron 0.8mg4%
* Nutrition facts are provided as a courtesy using the WPRM recipe calculator. It is best to make your own calculations to ensure accuracy. We expressly disclaim any and all liability of any kind with respect to any act or omission wholly or in part in reliance on anything contained in this website. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.