Carrots and Rutabagas with Lemon and Honey

carrots

Courtesy of Epicurious

Lemon juice adds refreshing flavors to earthy root vegetables.

Ingredients:
1 rutabaga, peeled, cut into matchstick-size strips
1 bunch carrots, peeled, cut into matchstick-size strips
1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter
1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
3 tablespoons honey
1 teaspoon grated lemon peel
1/2 cup chopped fresh chives

Instructions:
Cook rutabaga in large pot of boiling salted water 2 minutes. Add carrots and cook until vegetables are tender, about 6 minutes. Drain.
Melt butter in large pot over medium-high heat. Add lemon juice, honey, and peel. Bring to boil. Add vegetables; cook until glazed, stirring occasionally, about 6 minutes. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Remove from heat. Mix in fresh chives.

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