The World's Healthiest Foods

Minted Carrots with Pumpkin Seeds

This is a delightful, easy, and refreshing way to serve carrots. The pumpkin seeds add a wonderful texture and extra nutrition, complementing many of our dishes.

Minted Carrots with Pumpkin Seeds Prep and Cook Time: 15 minutes

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

  1. Bring lightly salted water to a boil in steamer with a tight fitting lid.
  2. Steam carrots in basket until slightly crunchy inside, (el dente).
  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 still a slight crispiness in the center.
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