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Best Low Fat Steamed Carrots with Mint

It’s the New Year so say goodbye to rich, fatty foods and usher in a healthy lifestyle with steaming. Fantastic for fast weeknight meal preparation, cooking with a steamer basket, steaming rack or foil packet also keeps all the dish flavors. A tasty twist on the usual boiled veg, these minty carrots pair perfectly with roasts. Try scrubbing your carrots instead of peeling to retain healthy vitamins and fiber.


Best Low Fat Steamed Carrots with Mint

 It’s the New Year so say goodbye to rich, fatty foods and usher in a healthy lifestyle with steaming. Fantastic for fast weeknight meal preparation, cooking with a steamer basket, steaming rack or foil packet also keeps all the dish flavors.A tasty twist on the usual boiled veg, these minty carrots pair perfectly with roasts. Try scrubbing your carrots instead of peeling to retain healthy vitamins and fiber.

Ingredients (serves 4 people)

1. 1 bunch of carrots

2. 1 tablespoon chopped mint

3. 1 tablespoon of butter or canola oil

4. Salt and pepper

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Directions

1. Scrub carrots and slice into thin circles.

2. Place in steamer basket over gently boilingwater and cook until crisp-tender, about 5 minutes.

3. Transfer to bowl and toss with chopped mint, butter or oil, and salt and pepper to taste.

4. Let’s face it: it’s tough to give up all those yummy, fattening foods. But with the steaming technique, you’ll be eating delicious and healthy food for the rest of the year – try these four other delicious low fat recipes until the holidays roll around again:

5. Steamed Fish in Foil Packets Steamed New Potatoes with Capers and Herbs

6. Steamed Asparagus with garlic soy dressing Steamed Winter Squash with Walnuts and Dried Cranberries

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