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Honey Roasted Carrots

Our family's favorite side, honey roasted carrots. ohsweetbasil.com

Other than salad, mashed potatoes, or sweet potatoes I never know what in the heck to do for Thanksgiving side dishes. Those three all have great recipes and variations out there, but don’t you ever want something else for a veggie? My mom used to make creamed carrots for Sunday dinners and while I’m totally wondering why I haven’t posted that recipe yet I do have one for honey roasted carrots today.

Our family's favorite side, honey roasted carrots. ohsweetbasil.com

The biggest reasons I love this recipe is, A. it’s crazy easy, and B. you can actually prep everything including partially roasting the carrots in the morning and then finish them off before everyone arrives. Just make sure you don’t overcook them because no one wants bitter carrots.

Our family's favorite side, honey roasted carrots. ohsweetbasil.com

We actually eat these all year round as they are Cade’s favorite recipe for carrots. In fact, this post is all him, he had the idea and did the photos. Did you know he does a lot of our recipes? Kind of awesome right?

Our family's favorite side, honey roasted carrots. ohsweetbasil.com

Can Carrots Improve Eyesight?

Under certain conditions, eating carrots will help improve eyesight.

Carrots contain beta-carotene or vitamin A, which has been linked to eye health.

Will Carrots Go Bad in the Frig.?

If carrots are not stored properly, they will go bad, even in the refrigerator.

Carrots should be stored in the crisper or vegetable drawer of the refrigerator.

Carrots can also be placed in water and stored in the refrigerator to help keep them fresh and crisp.

Do Carrots Contain Fiber?

Carrots are a high fiber food.

They also contain beta-carotene, vitamin K, potassium and antioxidants.

They are a weight loss friendly food and have been linked to lower cholesterol levels and improved eye health.

Honey Roasted Carrots

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Our favorite side dish, honey roasted carrots ohsweetbasil.com
One of my favorite sides and not just because it's easy, it's really delicious and the kids will eat it too! ohsweetbasil.com

Honey Roasted Carrots

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Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 Pounds Baby Carrots
  • 3 Tablespoons Butter melted
  • 2 1/2 Tablespoons Honey
  • 2 1/2 Teaspoons Dry Mustard
  • 1 Teaspoon Salt
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Pepper

Instructions

  • Heat the oven to 400 degrees.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together the butter, honey, mustard, salt and pepper.
  • Toss in the carrots and stir to combine.
  • Spread everything on a cooking sheet and bake for 20 minutes or until golden and tender.
Nutrition Facts
Honey Roasted Carrots
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 172
% Daily Value*
Cholesterol 22.9mg8%
Carbohydrates 23g8%
Fiber 4.3g18%
Sugar 17.6g20%
Protein 1.4g3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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Cade and Carrian have three children and love to spend time together whether it’s vacationing or snuggled up on the couch for a good movie.

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They love everything from the keep you fit and healthy to the get out your sweat pants indulgent and everything in between.

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  • Love this! Have to try it, it seems very easy yet very delicious! z

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    • Thank you so much!

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