By Mayo Clinic Staff

Dietitian's tip:

To test carrots for doneness, pull out a slice while boiling and check it for tenderness.

Number of servings

Serves 4

Ingredients

  1. 2 cups sliced carrots
  2. 2 teaspoons butter
  3. 2 tablespoons honey
  4. 1 tablespoon chopped fresh sage
  5. 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  6. 1/8 teaspoon salt

Directions

Fill a medium pot with water and bring to a boil. Add carrots and boil for about 5 minutes until fork tender. Drain and set aside. Preheat a medium saute pan and add butter. Once the pan is hot and the butter is melted, add carrots, honey, sage, pepper and salt. Saute for about 3 minutes, stirring frequently. Remove from heat and serve.

Nutritional analysis per serving

Serving size :1/2 cup

  • Calories 74
  • Total fat 2 g
  • Saturated fat 1 g
  • Trans fat 0 g
  • Monounsaturated fat 1 g
  • Cholesterol 5 mg
  • Sodium 112 mg
  • Total carbohydrate 15 g
  • Dietary fiber 2 g
  • Total sugars 12 g
  • Protein 1 g

Created by the executive wellness chef and registered dietitians at the Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program.

June 02, 2016