Lemon-Honey Baby Carrots

Give a fresh twist to carrots with an easy-to-make lemon-honey glaze.

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
25 mins
4 servings


  • 1 pound peeled baby carrots

  • 2 cups water to cover

  • ¼ cup butter

  • 2 tablespoons honey

  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice

  • teaspoon ground ginger

  • 2 tablespoons chopped walnuts, or to taste

  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest, or to taste


  1. Bring baby carrots and water to a boil in a saucepan. Reduce heat to medium-high and simmer, uncovered, stirring occasionally, until carrots are tender, about 10 minutes. Drain.

  2. Melt butter in a skillet over medium heat; stir in honey, lemon juice, and ground ginger. Increase heat to medium-high, then stir in carrots until well coated. Cook, stirring occasionally, until glaze is thickened, about 5 minutes. Garnish with walnuts and lemon zest.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

198 Calories
14g Fat
19g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 198
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 14g 18%
Saturated Fat 8g 38%
Cholesterol 31mg 10%
Sodium 173mg 8%
Total Carbohydrate 19g 7%
Dietary Fiber 4g 13%
Total Sugars 14g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 4mg 19%
Calcium 48mg 4%
Iron 1mg 7%
Potassium 293mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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