Ginger Lime Carrots
These fresh-tasting carrots will become a family favorite. Pair them with a baked ham or a pork roast.
3 pounds carrots, pared and sliced
3 cups water
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
3 tablespoons butter
2 tablespoons honey
2 tablespoons lime juice
1 tablespoon lime zest
1 tablespoon grated gingerroot
- Heat carrots, water and salt in large saucepan to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer uncovered until carrots are crisp-tender, about 5 to 8 minutes. Drain, return carrots to saucepan.
- In small saucepan over low heat, heat and stir butter, honey, lime juice, zest and gingerroot until butter is melted and mixture blended.
- Pour butter mixture over carrots; stir gently over low heat until carrots are glazed, about 2 minutes.
Makes 8 servings.
Recipe provided courtesy of National Pork Board.