Glazed Mini Carrots

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Glazed Mini Carrots

Take advantage of convenient mini ("baby") carrots to make this simple but sophisticated classic French side dish.

Yield: 4 servings, 1/2 cup each
Active Time: 5
Total Time: 10

Ingredients

  • 3 cups mini carrots, (1 pound)
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 2 teaspoons butter
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt, or to taste
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • Freshly ground pepper, to taste
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

Preparation

Combine carrots, water, honey, butter and salt in a large skillet. Bring to a simmer over medium-high heat. Cover and cook until tender, 5 to 7 minutes. Uncover and cook, stirring often, until the liquid is a syrupy glaze, 1 to 2 minutes. Stir in lemon juice and pepper. Sprinkle with parsley and serve.

Nutrition

Nutrition Per Serving

calories 74
fat 2 g (1 g sat, 1 g mono)
cholesterol 5 mg
carbohydrates 14 g
protein 1 g
fiber 2 g
sodium 236 mg
potassium 287 mg

Nutrition Bonus Vitamin A (320% daily value), Vitamin C (23% dv).

Carbohydrate Serving 1

Exchanges 1 vegetable, 1/2 fat

From EatingWell Fall 2004, The EatingWell Diabetes Cookbook (2005)