Herbed Carrots and Zucchini

Total Time
5 mins
8 mins

Looking for new ways to enjoy my vegetables without adding a lot of calories, I came upon this lovely side. Lemon gives these a nice zip the basil a sweet herbal note. add a nice touch, they remain soft enough to pair this with lots of dishes. For a 0 point, I've also made this with Butter Buds.

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  1. Begin by bringing water in a large pot to boil; reduce to a bubbling simmer.
  2. Place carrots in a steamer basket above the water, cover and steam for 3-5 minutes. You should be able to pierce the carrots with a fork but experience some resistance.
  3. Place the zucchini over the carrots; recover and steam an additional 3-5 minutes until you reach the desired doneness.
  4. Place the vegetables into a serving bowl and top with the butter, lemon juice, basil and garlic podwer. Toss until the flavors are well mixed.
  5. Serve immediately.