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Almond-Topped Carrots

 Almond-Topped Carrots
Here's a different way to cook carrots. It's a nice addition to a fancy meal and jazzes up an everyday dinner.
12 ServingsPrep: 25 min. Bake: 35 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds carrots, julienned
  • 2 cups water
  • 1/2 cup golden raisins
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 6 tablespoons honey
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • Dash pepper
  • 1/2 cup slivered almonds, toasted

Directions

  • In a large saucepan, bring carrots and water to a boil. Reduce heat.
  • Cover and cook for 10 minutes or until crisp-tender; drain. Add the
  • raisins, butter, honey, lemon juice, ginger and pepper.
  • Place in a greased 2-qt. baking dish. Cover and bake at 350° for
  • 35 minutes or until the carrots are tender. Sprinkle with almonds
  • before serving. Yield: 12 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 177 calories, 10 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 20 mg cholesterol, 105 mg sodium, 22 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 2 g protein.