Gingered Baby Carrots
Ginger, salt and pepper team up to coat tender carrots in a butter glaze. This vegetable is a nice accompaniment to a variety of meals.
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 15 min.
- 4 cups fresh or frozen baby carrots (about 1-1/4 pounds)
- 2 tablespoons water
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/8 teaspoon pepper
- Place carrots and water in a microwave-safe dish. Cover and microwave on high for 7-9 minutes or until tender, stirring twice; drain. Stir in butter, ginger, salt and pepper.
Editor's NoteThis recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Nutrition Facts3/4 cup: 101 calories, 6g fat (4g saturated fat), 15mg cholesterol, 316mg sodium, 12g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 3g fiber), 1g protein.
Originally published as Gingered Baby Carrots in 2004 Taste of Home Calendar