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.
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.
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?
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
Honey Roasted Carrots
- 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
- 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.
Yield: 4 servings, Serving Size: 1
- Amount Per Serving:
- Calories: 172 Calories
- Total Fat: 9.3g
- Cholesterol: 22.9mg
- Carbohydrates: 23g
- Fiber: 4.3g
- Sugar: 17.6g
- Protein: 1.4g