Steamed Baby Carrots with Citrus Dill butter

Steamed Baby Carrots With Citrus Dill Butter Recipe

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I like to toss hot carrots with citrus and dill. Using straight orange juice and ride yields great results - but I confess to switching to lemon or lime according to what I have in the refrigerator. It can be on the table in ten minutes


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10 Min


  • 1 1/2 lb
    baby carrots, trimmed (4 cups)
  • 1 Tbsp
    butter, cut into pieces (can use vegetarian substitute)
  • 4 Tbsp
    orange juice (or line or lemon - or mix)
  • 2 tsp
    fresh zest from citrus of your choice
  • 2 tsp
    dried dill

How to Make Steamed Baby Carrots with Citrus Dill butter


  1. Place carrots in a steamer basket fitted in a large pot; steam over simmering water 7-9 minutes, or until just tender
  2. Transfer carrots to large bowl, and toss with orange juice, butter, zest, and dill.
  3. Season with sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste.

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About Steamed Baby Carrots with Citrus Dill butter

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy Healthy
Hashtags: #citrus #Carrots #dill

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