Honey Carrots Recipe
This colorful dish has a wonderful combination of flavors. The tarragon and lemon add zest and the honey sweetens the carrots—a perfect balance. —Musette Colberg Staten Island, New York
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:2 servings
- 2 cups julienned carrot
- 1 thin lemon peel strip
- 4-1/2 teaspoons honey
- 1/8 teaspoon salt
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice
- 1 teaspoon minced fresh tarragon or 1/4 teaspoon dried tarragon
- 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
- 1/8 teaspoon pepper
- 1. In a saucepan, combine the carrots, lemon peel, honey and salt; add just enough water to cover. Bring to a boil over medium heat.
- 2. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 12-15 minutes or until carrots are tender. Drain; discard lemon peel. Stir in the lemon juice and seasonings. Yield: 2 servings.
1 serving (1 cup) equals 105 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 191 mg sodium, 26 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 1 g protein.
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