Using the prepared carrots makes this a quick and easy side dish that is ready in just minutes.
1pound baby cut carrots
3 tablespoons water
1tablespoon unsalted butter
1/2 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
1teaspoon ground ginger
½teaspoon Dijon-style mustard
1/2teaspoon kosher salt
4-6drops hot sauce such as Tabasco®
freshly ground pepper to taste
Calories 67 (33% from fat) ▪ carb. 12g ▪ pro. 1g ▪ fat 3g ▪ sat. fat 2g ▪ chol. 8mg ▪ sod. 313mg ▪ calc. 29mg ▪ fiber 2g
Place carrots and water in a 1-1/2 quart microwave safe dish and cover. Place in Cuisinart Compact Microwave and microwave on High (PL-10) for 6 to 8 minutes or until crisp tender, stirring after 4 minutes of cooking. Leave covered and let stand for 2 to 3 minutes.
While carrots stand, place butter, honey, lemon juice, ginger, salt, and pepper in a 1-cup microwaveable measuring cup. Microwave, covered with a sheet of waxed paper, on High (PL-10) for 45 seconds. Drain carrots. Pour the honey sauce over the carrots and stir to coat. If desired, microwave for an additional minute on High (PL-10). Serve hot.