Take advantage of convenient mini ("baby") carrots to make this simple but sophisticated classic French side dish.
|Prep Time:||5 minutes|
|Ready in:||10 minutes|
|Yield:||4 servings, 1/2 cup each|
|Ease of Prep:||Easy|
|3 cups mini carrots (1 pound)|
|1/3 cup water|
|1 tablespoon honey|
|2 teaspoons butter|
|1/4 teaspoon salt , or to taste|
|1 tablespoon lemon juice|
|Freshly ground pepper to taste|
|2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley|
- Combine carrots, water, honey, butter and salt in a large skillet. Bring to a simmer over medium-high heat. Cover and cook until tender, 5 to 7 minutes. Uncover and cook, stirring often, until the liquid is a syrupy glaze, 1 to 2 minutes. Stir in lemon juice and pepper. Sprinkle with parsley and serve.
Health Advantages: healthy weight, low sodium, low carb, low calorie.
|Servings Per Recipe: 4|
|Amount Per serving|
|Calories:||74 cal||Carbohydrate Servings:||1|
|Carbohydrates:||14 g||Dietary Fiber:||2 g||Cholesterol:||5 mg|
|Fat:||2 g||Sodium:||236 mg||Saturated Fat:||1 g|
|Protein:||1 g||Potassium:||287 mg||Monounsaturated Fat:||1 g|
|Nutrition Bonus:||Vitamin A (320% daily value), Vitamin C (23% dv).|
|Exchanges:||1 vegetable, 1/2 fat|