Honey Tarragon Carrots

This is a quick and tasty side dish that requires little prep. You can serve it with a variety of entrees including our Beef Stroganoff.

Prep Time: 3 minutes

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/2 cup

  • Calories 80
  • Carbohydrate 20 g
  • Protein 1 g
  • Fat 0 g
  • Saturated Fat 0 g
  • Sugars 14 g
  • Dietary Fiber 3 g
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Sodium 80 mg
  • Potassium 375 mg

This Recipe Serves 4


1 pound baby carrots
1 cup water
2 tablespoons honey
1 teaspoon dried tarragon
¼ teaspoon salt (optional)
¼ teaspoon ground black pepper


  1. In a medium sauté pan, simmer carrots in water, covered, for 10 minutes.
  2. Remove lid and add remaining ingredients.
  3. Turn flame to high and cook until all liquid is reduced.
  4. Sauté carrots until caramelized (golden brown).

From Healthy Calendar Diabetic Cooking, 2nd Edition by Lara Rondinelli-Hamilton, RD, LDN, CDE, and Chef Jennifer Bucko Lamplough

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