Ginger Carrots with Golden Raisins and Lemons

By Goddess

  • 1/2 cup golden raisins

  • 1 3/4 cup hot water

  • 5 medium carrots

  • 2 tsp. finely minced fresh ginger

  • 1 tsp. lemon juice

  • 2 tsp. lite buttery spread

  • 2 tsp. brown sugar

  • 2 tsp. cornstarch

  • 1 tsp. grated lemon zest

  1. In a medium bowl, combine the raisins and hot water. Let stand for about 15 minutes.

  2. Peel and slice carrots diagonally into 1/2 inch pieces. In a large pot of boiling water, add the carrots, ginger, and lemon juice. Cook for about 6-7 minutes. Drain

  3. Drain the raisins, reserving 3/4 cup liquid, and set aside. In a skillet melt the buttery spread over medium heat. Add the brown sugar and cook 30 seconds. Mix together the reserved raisin water and cornstarch. Add to the butter/brown sugar mixture. Cook for about 1 minute until thickened. Add the raisins an carrots and cook for 1 minute. Add the lmon zest and serve.

Nutritional Facts

Carb. Exchanges 0.5
Cal. 35
Cal from fat 0
Total fat 0.1 g
Chol. 0 mg
Sodium 20 mg
Total Carbs. 8 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Sugars 6g
Protein 0 g

vegetables carrots raisins vegetarian side side dish gluten free dairy free low carb

2 replies

Avera 2008-11-15 21:58:18 -0600 Report

My family loved it and I will say that it is the best that I have ever had.