Minted Carrots with Pumpkin Seeds

 
   Image by khunaspix at FreeDigitalPhotos.net

Image by khunaspix at FreeDigitalPhotos.net

 
 

Prep and Cook Time: 15 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 6 medium-sized carrots peeled and cut in turned pieces
  • 1/2 TBS fresh chopped parsley
  • 1 TBS fresh chopped mint
  • 1 TBS coarsely chopped pumpkin seeds
  • 2 TBS lemon juice
  • extra virgin olive oil to taste
  • salt and cracked black pepper to taste


Directions:

  1. Bring lightly salted water to a boil in steamer with a tight fitting lid.
  2. Steam carrots in basket until al denté (slightly crunchy inside).
  3. Chop rest of ingredients and toss with carrots when done.

Serves 6

Healthy Cooking Tips:

Check doneness of your carrots by inserting the tip of a sharp knife into the center. You want them tender on the outside with a slight crispiness in the center.

Recipe by WHFoods.org