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


  • 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: 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. 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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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."

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!"

Reviewed Mar. 23, 2010

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

Reviewed Feb. 1, 2010

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

Reviewed Feb. 1, 2010

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

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