Steamed Baby Carrots with Ginger-Garlic Butter
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Serves: 4 servings
Adapted from Cooking Light.
  • 1 pound (454 g) baby carrots with tops, peeled and all but 1/2-inch of the tops removed
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 1/2 thin stalk baby garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon minced peeled ginger
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro
  • 1/2 teaspoon lime zest
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  1. Steam the carrots, covered, for 10 minutes.
  2. In the nonstick skillet, melt the butter and sauté the baby garlic and ginger for 1 minute. Remove from heat and stir in the carrots, cilantro, lime zest, juice, and sea salt.
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steamer pan and insert
large nonstick sauté pan


The original recipe calls for 2 cloves minced garlic and 1 tablespoon minced fresh cilantro.
Recipe by Andrea Meyers at