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Roasted carrots are cooked in a light sauce of butter, honey, ginger, and lemon. The oven brings out the naturally sweet flavor of the roasted carrots and turns the sauce into a tasty glaze.

Ginger Honey Roasted Carrots

  • Author: Bren
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 45 minutes
  • Total Time: 55 minutes
  • Yield: 6 1x
  • Category: Side Dish
  • Cuisine: American

Description

Carrots are gently roasted in a light sauce of butter, honey, ginger, and lemon. The oven-roasting brings out the naturally sweet flavor of the root vegetables and turns the sauce into a tasty glaze.


Scale

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs carrots (cut 1 inch x 1/4 inch)
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/2 tbsp ginger (crushed)
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.
  2. Grease a cookie sheet or cast iron pan. Pour in carrots.
    Roasted carrots are cooked in a light sauce of butter, honey, ginger, and lemon. The oven brings out the naturally sweet flavor of the roasted carrots and turns the sauce into a tasty glaze.
  3. Melt butter in a small bowl then stir in honey, ginger, and lemon juice.
  4. Pour sauce over carrots then stir to combine.
    Roasted carrots are cooked in a light sauce of butter, honey, ginger, and lemon. The oven brings out the naturally sweet flavor of the roasted carrots and turns the sauce into a tasty glaze.
  5. Roast the carrots until tender and golden brown, stirring occasionally (every 15-30 minutes to ensure equal browning). Roasting 45 minutes to 1 hour.
    Roasted carrots are cooked in a light sauce of butter, honey, ginger, and lemon. The oven brings out the naturally sweet flavor of the roasted carrots and turns the sauce into a tasty glaze.
  6. Salt and pepper to taste. Garnish with diced chives, scallions, or parsley if desired.


Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1/6 of recipe
  • Calories: 173
  • Sugar: 18.8 g
  • Sodium: 106 mg
  • Fat: 18.8 g
  • Protein: 1.5 g

Keywords: honey roasted carrots

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