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Carrots in Lemon-Parsley Butter Recipe

Carrots in Lemon-Parsley Butter Recipe

THIS simple dish has a surprise in flavor with the touch of lemon and a fresh taste with the addition of parsley. The great color makes any entree pleasing to the eye.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 pounds fresh carrots, sliced
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Directions

  • 1. Place 1 in. of water in a large saucepan; add carrots. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 7-9 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain; set carrots aside.
  • 2. In the same pan, melt butter over medium heat. Stir in the parsley, lemon juice and salt. Return carrots to the pan and heat through. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1/2 cup) equals 117 calories, 8 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 20 mg cholesterol, 216 mg sodium, 12 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 1 g protein.