This tasty vegetable recipe is easy to prepare for family meals, and it’s a lovely side dish for special occasions.

Prep time is only 5 minutes, and cooking time is another 5 minutes.

All of the ingredients should be readily available at your local natural and organic food store.
 
Spicy Nutmeg Carrots
Makes 5 servings

1 package (16 ounces) baby carrots
2 tablespoons butter, melted
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon garlic salt
1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper

Cook carrots as directed on package.

Mix butter, nutmeg, garlic salt and red pepper in small bowl.  Pour over carrots; toss to coat well.  Serve immediately.

Nutritional information (per serving): 80 calories, 4 g fat, 1 g protein, 10 g carbohydrates, 12 mg cholesterol, 180 mg sodium, 2 g fiber.

Recipe and photo courtesy of McCormick