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Carrots with Lemon Butter

 Carrots with Lemon Butter
This fresh, colorful side perks up just about any main dish. —Agnes Ward, Stratford, Ontario
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 10 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound fresh baby carrots
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  • Place carrots and water in a microwave-safe bowl. Cover and microwave
  • on high for 4-6 minutes or until crisp-tender; drain and keep warm.
  • In another microwave-safe bowl, combine the remaining ingredients;
  • cook on high for 30-45 seconds or until butter is melted. Pour over
  • carrots and toss to coat. Yield: 4 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 3/4 cup equals 91 calories, 6 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 15 mg cholesterol, 276 mg sodium, 10 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 vegetable, 1 fat.