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Fourth of July sides

Basil Carrots

Junior League of Louisville Cookbook
These basil carrots are simple, yet incredibly flavorful! They make the perfect healthy side dish.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Side
Servings 6


  • 1 pound carrots peeled and sliced, or 1 pound baby carrots
  • 2 tablespoons butter melted
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • ½ teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh basil
  • Dash of pepper


  • Cook the carrots in a saucepan of boiling water for 8 to 10 minutes or until tender-crisp; drain. Remove to a serving bowl.
  • Whisk the melted butter, lemon juice, and garlic salt in a bowl.
  • Drizzle over the carrots.
  • Sprinkle with the basil and pepper.
  • Note: This is a perfect side dish for pork tenderloin or chicken.
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