Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 15 mins

This makes enough for a crowd and is an easy veggie dish.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place carrots in a large wide saucepan.
  2. Add just enough water to cover bottom of pan.
  3. Cut lemon in half and discard seeds.
  4. Squeeze about 3 tbsp juice from lemon.
  5. Stir into carrots, along with honey, butter and salt.
  6. Cover and bring to a boil over high heat.
  7. Then reduce heat to medium-high and boil gently, covered, and stirring often until carrots are almost tender, from 8-10 minutes.
  8. Remove lid and reduce heat to medium.
  9. Continue to cook, uncovered and stirring often, until remaining liquid in pan is absorbed and carrots are tender, about 5 more minutes.
  10. Meanwhile, if using basil, stack about 5 leaves on top on one another, and cut into thin strips.
  11. Repeat with remaining basil.
  12. Remove carrots from heat and stir in basil.
  13. Serve immediately.