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Side Dishes

Honeyed Carrots and Leeks

Lemon, ginger and honey give this quick side a perfectly balanced blend of sweet and tangy taste.

Serving Size:


Active Time:

15 min.

Total Time:

25 min.


  • 1 lemon
  • 1 lb. baby carrots, halved lengthwise
  • ½ cup sliced leeks (white and light green parts only)
  • 1 Tbs. honey
  • 1 tsp. olive oil
  • 1 tsp. grated peeled fresh ginger


  1. Grate 1 tsp. zest and squeeze 2 Tbs. juice from lemon into separate bowls. In large skillet, combine carrots, leeks, lemon juice, honey, oil and ginger over medium heat. Cover; let simmer 5 min.
  2. Uncover; cook until carrots are tender and liquid thickens, about 2 min. Stir in lemon zest. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

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