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Carrots in Lemon-Parsley Butter

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 20 min.


6 servings

THIS simple dish has a surprise in flavor with the touch of lemon and a fresh taste with the addition of parsley. The great color makes any entree pleasing to the eye.


  • 1-1/2 pounds fresh carrots, sliced
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt


  1. Place 1 in. of water in a large saucepan; add carrots. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 7-9 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain; set carrots aside.
  2. In the same pan, melt butter over medium heat. Stir in the parsley, lemon juice and salt. Return carrots to the pan and heat through.

Nutrition Facts

1/2 cup: 117 calories, 8g fat (5g saturated fat), 20mg cholesterol, 216mg sodium, 12g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 3g fiber), 1g protein.

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