Carrots In Orange Basil Butter (Microwave) Recipe

* Carrot should be cut into Julienne strips. ** Orange peel should be finely shredded.

Step 1

Place the carrot strips in a 10-ounce casserole. Sprinkle with water. Micro-cook, covered, on 100% power for 1 to 1 1/2 minutes or just till the carrot strips are crisp-tender. Let stand, covered, while preparing butter mixture. For butter mixture, in a custard cup combine butter or margarine, orange peel, and basil. Micro-cook, uncovered, on 100% power for 15 to 30 seconds or till the butter or margarine is melted. Drain carrot strips. Drizzle butter mixture over carrot strips. Garnish with snipped parsley, if desired.

Things You'll Need

  • 1 Med. Carrot *
  • 1tb Water
  • 1ts Butter Or Margarine
  • Pinch Orange Peel **
  • Pinch Dried Basil, Crushed
  • Snipped Parsley (Opt.)

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