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    Sweet Potatoes & Carrots a L'orange

    Ingredients

    • 2 cups thinly sliced sweet potatoes (1 large)
    • 1 cup carrots, sliced
    • 1/2 cup orange juice
    • 1 teaspoon orange peel, grated
    • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
    • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
    • 1 tablespoon water
    • 2 tablespoons slivered almonds, or pecan pieces

    Instructions

    Step 1
    Boil or steam sweet potatoes and carrots until tender throughout. When they are almost finished cooking, heat orange juice to boiling in saucepan.
    Step 2
    Add the orange peel and lemon juice.
    Step 3
    Dissolve the cornstarch in the 1 tablespoon water and add to orange mixture. Continue to heat, stirring until thickened.
    Step 4
    Remove vegetables from pan and place in serving dish. Drizzle orange sauce over it and sprinkle nuts on top.

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