carrots with ginger butter

Steamed, then slathered with a gingery butter, these carrots are elegant and slightly exotic.
Prep Time
3 mins
Cook Time
12 mins
Ready in
15 mins
Ingredients (Serves 12)
  • 24 medium carrots, peeled, with 1" of green top remaining
  • 3 tablespoons butter, at room temperature
  • 1 tablespoon grated ginger
  • 1 teaspoon dark-brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper
  • Bring 2" of water to a boil in a large pot. Place carrots in a large steamer basket and cook, covered, until tender, 8 to 12 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine remaining ingredients and mix well. Remove carrots from steamer, and top with spoonfuls of butter mixture while still hot. Toss to coat.
Published on December 10, 2013 - 3:00am EST
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