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Gingered Lime Carrots

 Gingered Lime Carrots
The produce manager at my grocery store suggested this memorable mixture of lightly sweet carrots, zippy ginger and tart lime. It;s easy to fall in love with this recipe, which now has permanent place among my favorites. My husband and I especially enjoy it with poultry or fish.
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 20 min.


  • 1 pound carrots, cut into 1/2-inch slices
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon grated lime peel
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh gingerroot
  • Lime slices


  • In a 1-1/2-qt. microwave-safe bowl, combine carrots and water. Cover
  • and cook on high for 5-6 minutes or until crisp-tender, stirring
  • once.
  • Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine lime juice, butter, honey, peel
  • and ginger. Cover and microwave on high for 45 seconds. Drain
  • carrots; stir in the lime mixture. Cover and cook on high for 45
  • seconds. Garnish with lime. Yield: 4 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1/2 cup) equals 92 calories, 3 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 8 mg cholesterol, 69 mg sodium, 16 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 1 g protein.