Serves four


  • 1 bag of baby carrots
  • 4 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • ½ cup light brown sugar
  • ½ to 1 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
  • 1 to 2 teaspoons lemon juice


  1. Place carrots in glass container, add ¼ cup of water, cover with plastic wrap, leave a small gap.
  2. Microwave until crisp tender. (Fork goes through, approximately 5 minutes)
  3. Drain water out of glass container.
  4. Place butter or margarine in frying pan.
  5. Turn heat to medium-low. Wait for butter to melt.
  6. Add brown sugar to frying pan.
  7. Adjust heat to low.
  8. Mix brown sugar into butter with spatula.
  9. Add nutmeg to frying pan.
  10. Add lemon juice to frying pan.
  11. Add carrots to frying pan and mix.
  12. Let sit for 5 minutes.
  13. Serve.