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Spicy Carrot Coins

 Spicy Carrot Coins
Cumin, coriander and ginger lend unusual zip and flavor to this colorful, healthy side dish shared by Nancy Zimmerman in Cape May Court House, New Jersey.
6 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds carrots, sliced
  • 1-1/4 cups water
  • 1 cinnamon stick (3 inches)
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 4 teaspoons lemon juice

Directions

  • In a large nonstick saucepan, combine the first eight ingredients.
  • Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Discard cinnamon stick. Add honey and lemon juice to carrots. Bring
  • to a boil; cook, uncovered, for 5-8 minutes or until carrots are
  • tender and liquid has evaporated. Yield: 6 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 2/3 cup equals 112 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 153 mg sodium, 28 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 vegetable, 1 starch.