Orange Honey Carrots
With a subtle honey flavor, these colorful carrots would pair well with any entree. Family and friends find them on many of my menus.—Judy Parker, Albuquerque, New Mexico
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 25 min.
- 3 tablespoons honey
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 2 to 3 teaspoons poppy seeds, optional
- 1/2 teaspoon grated orange zest
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1 pound carrots, julienned
- In a large saucepan, combine the honey, butter, poppy seeds if desired, orange zest and salt. Bring to a boil. Stir in carrots. Cook and stir until carrots are crisp-tender, about 10 minutes.
Nutrition Facts3/4 cup: 97 calories, 4g fat (2g saturated fat), 10mg cholesterol, 178mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate (12g sugars, 2g fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1/2 starch, 1/2 fat.
Originally published as Orange Honey Carrots in Taste of Home Christmas Annual 2009