Sweet, savoury and bursting with delicious flavour, these lightly spiced honey carrots are the ultimate side dish for your next Sunday roast dinner.
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Preheat oven to 200°C. Line a large baking tray with baking paper.
Place the honey, oil, paprika, cinnamon and chilli in a small bowl and stir to combine. Place carrot on the lined tray. Drizzle with the honey mixture, then brush all over to coat. Season.
Roast for 25 mins or until tender.
Meanwhile, combine the butter and garlic in a small bowl. Turn carrot and drizzle with butter mixture. Brush to coat. Roast for a further 15-20 mins or until tender and caramelised.
Transfer the carrot mixture to a large serving platter. Sprinkle with parsley. Serve with lemon wedges.
COOK. STORE. SAVE.
Clever storage: Leftover honey carrots can be stored in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 3 days, and in a snaplock bag in the freezer for up to 3 months.
Ordinary carrots are given a sweet and savoury makeover with this recipe for oven baked honey glazed carrots. Roasting carrots with honey and spices creates a delightfully tender dish that’s prepared in just 10 minutes. This honey carrots recipe is perfect as a side to your main course or served alongside a larger spread at your next family get-together or barbecue. Choose from hearty mains like spiced salmon, roast chicken, slow cooked meats and whole baked cauliflower that pair beautifully with honey-glazed carrots for a satisfying meal. For more ideas, check out our collection of vegetable recipes.
Carrots, of course! They are the star ingredient in this savoury side dish. When it comes to choosing carrots, select ones that are firm and crisp with an intense colour. While everyone knows the common orange carrot, they also come in a range of colours like purple, yellow and red. Honey and butter are also essential ingredients in creating the honey carrot glaze. If you like your food hot and spicy, you can also add ground chilli for heat. Combined with the natural sweetness of carrots, the simple sweet and savoury flavours add a richness that, when baked, will take your taste buds to the next level.
Making your own carrots glazed with honey at home is as easy as preparing the carrots, brushing over the glaze and baking in the oven until the carrots are tender and the edges have slightly crisped and caramelised – the secret for how to cook the perfect honey carrots. The spices and seasonings create a well-rounded flavour to bring out the natural sweetness of the carrots, while the final addition of parsley and a squeeze of lemon brightens the whole dish. Oven roasting carrots with honey intensifies the beautiful natural flavours of this vegetable, which is only enhanced by the delicious glaze and garlic butter.
For more vegetable side dishes you can pair with mains, try our cauliflower cheese, Curtis Stone’s roasted sweet potato wedges with miso-garlic dressing, or this 15-minute BBQ asparagus and baby broccoli with bacon.