Beautifully Roasted Carrots, tossed in butter, honey, and lemon are easy to make and totally irresistible. Perfect for any holiday table yet simple enough for a weeknight meal!

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One of the side dishes that will be on my Easter table this year is roasted carrots.  To be honest, this is a dish I make about every other week and is a “standing request.”  I do mix it up a bit by adding different herbs, garlic, and other veggies but the gold standard is roasted with honey, lemon, butter, salt, and pepper.  It may seem a little boring to some, which makes me holler …”hold up there, sassy pants!” because as soon as those long, golden carrot sticks start to turn a little brown and that yummy roasted flavor comes out, they are just simply, wonderfully good.  That’s why it’s always so hard to resist just picking up one, OK, maybe two for a taste test before serving.

 

Roasted Carrots with Honey & Lemon

As soon as those long, golden carrot sticks start to turn a little brown and that yummy roasted flavor comes out, they are just simply, wonderfully good.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4
Author: Donya | asouthernsoul.com

Ingredients

  • 1 bunch of trimmed and washed carrots
  • olive oil
  • juice of 1/2 lemon
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter - melted
  • Kosher salt
  • fresh cracked pepper

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  • Place carrots on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper or a non-stick pan.
  • Drizzle with olive oil.
  • Sprinkle liberally with salt and pepper.
  • Toss with clean hands making sure carrots are covered with oil, salt and pepper.
  • Place in oven and set timer for 15 minutes.
  • While carrots are roasting, mix melted butter, lemon juice and honey.
  • After 15 minutes, take carrots out of oven and drizzle with butter mixture.
  • Place back in oven and roast for 8 to 10 minutes or until brown.
  • Remove from oven, sprinkle with additional salt and pepper.

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Roasted Carrots with honey and lemon is an easy to make side dish to serve any time of the year!