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Lime Carrots Recipe
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Lime Carrots Recipe

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Perk up everyday carrots with a twist of lime. They're great with everything from fish to chicken and pair perfectly with pork, too. —Steve Foy, Kirkwood, Missouri
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound fresh baby carrots
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lime peel
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon dill weed

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup equals 80 calories, 3 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 8 mg cholesterol, 110 mg sodium, 13 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 vegetable, 1/2 fat.

Directions

  1. 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.
  2. Place brown sugar and butter in another microwave-safe bowl; cover and cook on high for 30-45 seconds or until sugar is dissolved. Stir in the remaining ingredients. Pour over carrots; toss to coat. Yield: 4 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Originally published as Lime Carrots in Simple & Delicious January/February 2010, p25

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup equals 80 calories, 3 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 8 mg cholesterol, 110 mg sodium, 13 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 vegetable, 1/2 fat.

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Reviewed May. 23, 2011

Did not care for this at all. Too buttery and sweet, not enough of the other flavors. Such a waste of carrots.

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Reviewed Nov. 25, 2010

My family loves this carrot recipe- usually I struggle to get the kids to eat veggies but this recipe is a sure thing to get them to eat without the fuss!

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Reviewed Mar. 23, 2010

We did not care for these. They might be better without the dill weed.

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Reviewed Feb. 1, 2010

 Can't view it unless you care to copy/paste.  Subscriber only, but sounds super !

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Reviewed Feb. 1, 2010

This is a very easy and very tasty side dish. I loved it.

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