Honey Ginger Carrots

Choices are few this time of year, but carrots standout for their sweetness. Combine with honey, ginger and optional crumbled walnuts for a quick and satisfying side.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound carrots, sliced
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 pinch ground ginger
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice, or to taste
  • optional: handful of crushed walnuts

Instructions

  1. Bring a pot of water to a boil. Add carrots and cook until tender but still firm, about 5 minutes. Drain.
  2. In a large skillet over low heat, melt butter with honey. Stir in ground ginger and lemon juice. Stir in carrots and simmer until heated through.
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