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
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 15 min.

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

Directions

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.
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: 80 calories, 3g fat (2g saturated fat), 8mg cholesterol, 110mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 2g fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 vegetable, 1/2 fat.

  • 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
  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

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BakinGymnast User ID: 5767825 185399
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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relcx4 User ID: 5632460 145676
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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jessicastant User ID: 1945813 169925
Reviewed Mar. 23, 2010

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

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Motorhomegal User ID: 2005041 188218
Reviewed Feb. 1, 2010

" Can't view it unless you care to copy/paste.  Subscriber only, but sounds super !
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mreilly615 User ID: 2340136 102586
Reviewed Feb. 1, 2010

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

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