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Honey Butter Roasted Carrots

So I had this bag of plain old carrots in the refrigerator. They were staring me down every single time I opened the fridge door. You know when you buy the super big bag of carrots because they are on sale?  After a salad or two, you’re like…oh….carrots. I have…carrots. If you have a few pantry basics,  you can turn blah-carrots into delicious Honey Butter Carrots. Roasted carrots. Slightly sweet and a little savory carrots.

Perfect side dish carrots.

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Honey Butter Carrots are a simple and easy side dish that your family will love. Oh, and did we mention they are roasted? Yum.

Is it just me or is pouring butter on vegetables and roasting them in the oven one of the yummiest things? Like…ever? So simple and so good.

 

Honey Butter Carrots are a savory and slightly sweet side dish perfect for any meal. Easy and simply prepared using ingredients you have on hand.

 

These super easy Honey Butter Carrots are no exception. This recipe is one of those super side dishes when you need something easy to go with your main dish.

Having roasted chicken? Honey butter carrots would be perfect.

 

Honey Butter Carrots are a savory and slightly sweet side dish perfect for any meal. Easy and simply prepared using ingredients you have on hand.

 

We simply whisked together melted butter, a little honey, minced garlic, a squirt or so of lemon juice, salt and pepper.

That’s it. Whisk it up, pour it over your peeled and chopped carrots. (You can make this recipe with baby carrots…but I had a great deal on the monster bag of ugly adult carrots. 🙂 )

Toss the carrots around in the honey butter mixture. Then spread them evenly on a baking sheet or dish.

(May I recommend one with sides? I was cleaning up dripping honey garlic butter by the end of this post. Why? I used my cookie sheet… I’m about to buy one like this from Nordic Ware. Commercial Grade, baby! )

 

Honey Butter Carrots are a savory and slightly sweet side dish perfect for any meal. Easy and simply prepared using ingredients you have on hand.

Looking for more easy side dish recipes? Click here to browse our recipes, including our famous Bacon Green Bean Casserole and our not quite as famous Squash Cakes

 

Pop the carrots into a hot oven for 20 minutes. Move them around a little, then back in for another 20 – 25 minutes until the Honey Butter Carrots are roasted brown and tender.

This easy side dish recipe is perfect for those nights when you walk in the door, throw your stuff down, and think…what in the world am I going to cook tonight?

How about a homemade meatloaf, some baked potatoes and a side of these lightly sweet, buttery garlic carrots? Or some sliced turkey or ham…and these roasted yummy honey butter carrots?

Yeah…how about that?

 

Honey Butter Carrots are a savory and slightly sweet side dish perfect for any meal. Easy and simply prepared using ingredients you have on hand.

 

 

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Honey Butter Carrots

Lightly sweet roasted side dish recipe for wholesome carrots.

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 169 kcal
Author Buy This Cook That

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  • 8 large carrots peeled and chopped into bite sized pieces
  • 1/4 cup butter melted
  • 1 TB honey
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • 1/2 tsp lemon juice
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp black pepper

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  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. In a small bowl combine the melted butter with the honey, garlic, lemon juice, salt and pepper. Whisk to combine.
  3. Pour over the carrots. Toss the carrots to coat. Spread evenly on a baking dish or baking sheet.
  4. Bake for 20 minutes. Flip the carrots and return to the oven for another 20 - 25 minutes until the carrots are browned and tender.
Nutrition Facts
Honey Butter Carrots
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 169 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11g 17%
Saturated Fat 7g 35%
Cholesterol 30mg 10%
Sodium 258mg 11%
Potassium 390mg 11%
Total Carbohydrates 16g 5%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 10g
Protein 1g 2%
Vitamin A 414.7%
Vitamin C 9.3%
Calcium 4.4%
Iron 2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

 

 

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