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Gingered Baby Carrots Recipe

Gingered Baby Carrots Recipe

Ginger, salt and pepper team up to coat tender carrots in a butter glaze. This vegetable is a nice accompaniment to a variety of meals.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 cups fresh or frozen baby carrots (about 1-1/4 pounds)
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  • 1. Place carrots and water in a microwave-safe dish. Cover and microwave on high for 7-9 minutes or until tender, stirring twice; drain. Stir in butter, ginger, salt and pepper. Yield: 4 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 101 calories, 6 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 15 mg cholesterol, 316 mg sodium, 12 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 1 g protein.