Ginger Carrots with Raisins and Lemon

Ginger Carrots with Golden Raisins and Lemon Ingredients for Ginger Carrots

1/2 cup golden raisins

1 plus 3/4 cups hot water

10 oz. carrots (5 medium carrots)

2 tsp finely minced fresh ginger

1 tsp lemon juice

2 tsp lite buttery spread (such as Promise Activ)

2 tsp brown sugar

2 tsp cornstarch or arrowroot

1 tsp grated lemon zest

In a medium bowl, combine the raisins and hot water. Let stand for about 15 minutes.

Meanwhile, peel and slice the carrots diagonally into 1/2-inch pieces. In a large pot of boiling water, add the carrots, ginger, and lemon juice. Cook the carrots for about 6 to 7 minutes. Drain.

Drain the raisins, reserving 3/4 cup liquid, and set aside. In a skillet, melt the buttery spread over medium heat. Add the brown sugar and cook 30 seconds. Mix together the reserved raisin water and cornstarch. Add to the butter/brown sugar mixture. Cook for about 1 minute until thickened. Add the raisins and carrots and cook for 1 minute. Add the lemon zest and serve.

Nutrition per serving 1/2 cup each:

35 calories

0 grams fat

0 mg cholesterol

20 mg sodium

8 grams carbohydrate

1 gram fiber

6 grams sugar

o grams protein