Carrots with Lime ( Zanahorias al Limon)

This is a wonderful side dish that you can prepare and serve with your favorite meat, fish or poultry. I added cilantro and thyme, but you can be creative and add your favorite herbs. This Carrots with Lime side dish is easy and quick to make and tastes delicious!

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Ingredients

(4 servings)

  • 4 large carrots, peeled , sliced and steamed
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon fresh thyme
  • Salt and pepper
  • Pinch ground cumin

Directions

Melt the butter in a medium sauce pan, add the steamed carrots and stir well.

Add the remaining ingredients and cook for about 5 minutes. Serve warm.

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Comments

  1. says

    Coincidentally, I was thinking I hadn’t made a side dish spotlighting carrots in a long time so on Monday I made something similar to your carrots only using honey, ground coriander seeds and a dash of cumin instead. I really like the acid from the lime here though and will definitely try this soon.

  2. says

    Interesting to see carrots served with lime and not orange. I love it. Also, your herbs and spices are a great addition. Carrots are so good for us….it’s wonderful to see new and different ways to eat them. Thanks, Erica!

  3. says

    Carrot and mint! Genius! I am always trying to think of things to do with carrots and ya know what I end up doing with them? Nothing. I skin them and eat them raw. Or I don’t even buy them. But this seems so simple and I even have the ingredients! Delicious, delightful, fantastico!

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