Herb-Buttered Baby Carrots Recipe

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Herb-Buttered Baby Carrots Recipe
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Herb-Buttered Baby Carrots Recipe

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The herb butter can be used for everything from vegetables to roast chicken, turkey, game hens—let your imagination be your guide.—Sandra Corey, Caldwell, Idaho
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 10 min. Bake: 50 min.
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 10 min. Bake: 50 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound fresh baby carrots, trimmed
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons minced fresh parsley or 1/2 teaspoon dried parsley flakes
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/8 teaspoon dried marjoram
  • 1/8 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/8 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed
  • 1/8 teaspoon dried thyme

Directions

Preheat oven to 375°. Place carrots in a greased 1-1/2-qt. baking dish. In a microwave, melt butter; stir in garlic and herbs. Toss with carrots.
Bake, covered, until carrots are tender, 50-60 minutes, stirring once. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Herb-Buttered Baby Carrots in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2008, p166

Nutritional Facts

1 serving: 143 calories, 12g fat (7g saturated fat), 31mg cholesterol, 180mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 2g fiber), 1g protein.

  • 1 pound fresh baby carrots, trimmed
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons minced fresh parsley or 1/2 teaspoon dried parsley flakes
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/8 teaspoon dried marjoram
  • 1/8 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/8 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed
  • 1/8 teaspoon dried thyme
  1. Preheat oven to 375°. Place carrots in a greased 1-1/2-qt. baking dish. In a microwave, melt butter; stir in garlic and herbs. Toss with carrots.
  2. Bake, covered, until carrots are tender, 50-60 minutes, stirring once. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Herb-Buttered Baby Carrots in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2008, p166

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Megan Swift User ID: 7055346 146682
Reviewed Dec. 24, 2012

"Delicious! This is going to be a holiday go to in my house from now on!"

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melodious88 User ID: 4245799 126906
Reviewed Nov. 19, 2010

"Next time I'm going to try using less butter, as the carrots seemed overly-buttery to my family. But overall, they had a nice flavor and the cooking times are perfect if you like your carrots al dente."

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