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Gingered Lime Carrots

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 20 min.

Makes

4 servings

The produce manager at my grocery store suggested this memorable mixture of lightly sweet carrots, zippy ginger and tart lime. It;s easy to fall in love with this recipe, which now has permanent place among my favorites. My husband and I especially enjoy it with poultry or fish.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound carrots, cut into 1/2-inch slices
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon grated lime zest
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh gingerroot
  • Lime slices

Directions

  1. In a 1-1/2-qt. microwave-safe bowl, combine carrots and water. Cover and cook on high for 5-6 minutes or until crisp-tender, stirring once.
  2. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine lime juice, butter, honey, zest and ginger. Cover and microwave on high for 45 seconds. Drain carrots; stir in the lime mixture. Cover and cook on high for 45 seconds. Garnish with lime.

Nutrition Facts

1/2 cup: 92 calories, 3g fat (2g saturated fat), 8mg cholesterol, 69mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate (12g sugars, 3g fiber), 1g protein.

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