Honey & Ginger Glazed Carrots Recipe

Honey & Ginger Glazed Carrots Recipe
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Honey & Ginger Glazed Carrots Recipe

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For weeknights, holidays and special events, we make a sweet and tangy carrot dish flavored with ginger, lemon juice and honey. Make it ahead and reheat in the oven if needed or swap out the almonds for pecans. —Laura Mims, Little Elm, Texas
MAKES:
6 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:
6 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 pounds fresh carrots, sliced
  • 1/2 cup golden raisins
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup slivered almonds, toasted

Directions

Place carrots in a large saucepan; add water to cover. Bring to a boil. Cook, covered, 6-8 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain and return to pan.
Add raisins, honey, butter, lemon juice, ginger and salt; cook and stir 4-5 minutes longer or until carrots are tender. Just before serving, sprinkle with almonds. Yield: 6 servings.
Editor's Note: To toast nuts, bake in a shallow pan in a 350° oven for 5-10 minutes or cook in a skillet over low heat until lightly browned, stirring occasionally.
Originally published as Honey & Ginger Glazed Carrots in Simple & Delicious April/May 2015, p1-16

Nutritional Facts

2/3 cup: 204 calories, 9g fat (3g saturated fat), 10mg cholesterol, 307mg sodium, 32g carbohydrate (22g sugars, 5g fiber), 4g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 vegetable, 1-1/2 fat, 1 starch.

  • 1-1/2 pounds fresh carrots, sliced
  • 1/2 cup golden raisins
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup slivered almonds, toasted
  1. Place carrots in a large saucepan; add water to cover. Bring to a boil. Cook, covered, 6-8 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain and return to pan.
  2. Add raisins, honey, butter, lemon juice, ginger and salt; cook and stir 4-5 minutes longer or until carrots are tender. Just before serving, sprinkle with almonds. Yield: 6 servings.
Editor's Note: To toast nuts, bake in a shallow pan in a 350° oven for 5-10 minutes or cook in a skillet over low heat until lightly browned, stirring occasionally.
Originally published as Honey & Ginger Glazed Carrots in Simple & Delicious April/May 2015, p1-16

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