Honey-garlic carrots

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PREP TIME

5 min

Makes

8 to 10 servings

* PLUS Cooking time: 14 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 2 garlic cloves , minced
  • 1-kg bag baby carrots
  • 3 tbsp honey
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1/3 cup water

Instructions

  • Melt butter in a large frying pan over medium-high heat. Add garlic, carrots and honey. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Add water. Gently boil, covered, 4 minutes. Uncover and continue to boil, stirring often until carrots are tender, 10 to 15 minutes.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 65,
  • Protein
  • 0.8 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 12.8 g,
  • Fat
  • 1.6 g,
  • Fibre
  • 1.7 g,
  • Sodium
  • 273 mg.

Play up the natural sweetness of baby carrots with honey and garlic.

Ginger and basil

While carrots are cooking, finely grate 1 to 2 tsp (5 to 10 mL) fresh ginger. Stir ginger into carrots for last 5 minutes of cooking. Sprinkle with 1/2 cup (125 mL) shredded basil.

Curry and cranberry

While carrots cook, coarsely chop 1/4 cup (50 mL) dried cranberries. Stir into carrots with 1 tsp (5 mL) curry powder during last few minutes of cooking. Add pepper to taste at the end.

Variations

Following the recipe above, try these: